Deploying Microsoft SQL Server With Dell EqualLogic PS5000 Series Storage Arrays

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This white paper provides a reference design, architectural overview, and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition with SP2 with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 with SP2. This architecture is presented as an integrated solution that uses Dell PowerEdge R805 servers and Dell EqualLogic PS5000-series iSCSI storage arrays. This paper summarizes best practices and makes recommendations that provide a robust starting point to build a database solution that offers high performance, scalability, and reliability.