Microsoft SQL Server

High performance and availability for SQL servers

Whether you are virtualizing tier-1 databases, consolidating in order to improve database software utilization, or looking to upgrade to the latest application version, Nutanix hyperconverged solutions bring the predictable performance, scalability, and cost benefits of web-scale IT to your transactional and analytical Microsoft SQL Server environments.

Virtualizing SQL Server on Converged Infrastructure

Learn how to leverage the performance advantages of converged infrastructure.

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Powerful data protection and high availability


Nutanix web-scale solutions ensure SQL Server deployments and application VMs are kept running and well protected. With linear scaling and high performance for both random read/write and sequential storage operations, a single Nutanix appliance can support transactional and analytical databases simultaneously with terabytes of active data.

Maximize Uptime

Ensure availability with application-consistent backups, simplified recovery, and non-disruptive operations.

Backup and Restore Easily

Take local and remote back-ups and simplify database restores, complementing SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups.

Choose Your Hypervisor

Run on your choice of virtualization environments, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V, and KVM.

Leverage Advanced Capabilities

Data integrity checks, tunable redundancy, data path redundancy and more features provide robust data protection.

“The Nutanix systems are very fast. Our internal business analysts are now able to perform faster queries on our MS SQL database. We’ve been receiving a lot of good feedback from our end users related to the increased speed of the databases and desktops since migrating to the Nutanix solution.”

Andrea D’Ermo, Head of Service Management
Banca Popolare di Sondrio (SUISSE) SA

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Efficient operations and simplified management

Simplify performance troubleshooting with end-to-end visibility and intuitive consumer-grade management, and significantly reduce capital investment and physical footprint.

Use Up To 80% Less Space

Eliminate under-utilized silos and consolidate all SQL databases onto a single dense platform.

Speed Time to Market

Quickly clone and deploy new dev and test environments without worrying about copying data.

Simplify Performance Troubleshooting

End-to-end insight into the VMs, compute and storage reduces time-to-resolution to minutes and hours.

Accelerate Development Cycles

Give developers their own copies of production databases and automate QA/testing using PowerShell scripts and REST APIs.

Scale Linearly

Scale easily to accommodate data growth, without overprovisioning storage in order to maintain long-term performance.

Simplify Database Migrations

Nutanix Xtract facilitates the migration of existing database instances to a Nutanix Enterprise Cloud while applying proven Nutanix best practices.

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