Instances instances instances or SQL server consolidation

This post is about the (lack) of usage of Microsoft SQL Instances or SQL instance consolidation.

In the wild you see a lot networks where there are several (small) SQL servers. And if you want to save costsĀ our keyword should beĀ consolidation.

When should you think about consolidation?

  • You have more then 2 SQL Servers in your environment? Oh yes, those nasty SQL Express editions delivered with several software packages. I mean you too.

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