SQL Server Virtualization: Get Your Hands Off That MAXDOP

Virtualization makes a sysadmin's life easier by abstracting away the hardware. The hypervisor (like VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, or Citrix Xen) sits as a layer between the physical server and the virtual server, offering a set of general hardware services like network cards, video cards, SCSI adapters, and so on. In Device Manager, these drivers […]