HP Malaysia's Chong said to help customers realise private cloud models, the two companies plan to deliver the HP Database Consolidation Appliance. "This appliance consolidates hundreds of databases into a single, virtual environment, providing customers with a private cloud database solution that offers self-service, on-demand scalability and dynamic elasticity with the additional control offered through an on-premises deployment."
"This solution is optimised for SQL Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud and the appliance will be delivered as complete, pre-installed, pre-tuned hardware with rapid deployment and enhanced manageability," added Microsoft Malaysia's Ong. "Similar capabilities of the appliance will be offered as a reference architecture to customers who have advanced IT skills and prefer to build their own appliance with best practice guidance from HP and Microsoft."
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