This guide details how to deploy a virtualized Microsoft SQL Server 2017 solution using VMware virtualization on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 servers and Dell EMC Unity 650 All Flash storage. For data protection, the solution integrates Dell EMC Data Domain Boost (DD Boost) software for SQL Server and the Dell EMC Data Domain DD6300 backup appliance.
This guide includes information about how to set up and configure the following hardware components and to test the infrastructure deployment for component failures: Dell EMC Networking S4048-ON switch
This guide also provides information about the installation and configuration of VMware virtualization, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, SQL Server 2017, and DD Boost software.
This guide is for IT professionals who want to deploy a virtualized SQL Server 2017 solution using VMware virtualization on PowerEdge R740 servers and Unity 650 All Flash storage. Deployment personnel must have some knowledge of PowerEdge servers, Unity storage, Connectrix switches, Dell EMC Networking switches, VMware virtualization, Windows Server 2016, and SQL Server 2017.\