Reduce the amount of time and storage required to build, test, and deploy applications using SQL Server®.
Facilitate accurate forecasting and higher utilization of storage resources.
Enable parallel training, development, and QA as well as business reporting processes.
Improve application quality using copies of real-world production.
Minimize production system risk by off-loading processes to secondary sites.
NetApp provides the ability to create space-efficient copies of your Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 databases in minutes versus hours, allowing you to develop and deploy new applications faster than ever before using minimal incremental storage.
technology, which is integrated in SnapManager® for
Microsoft SQL Server, allows you to replicate SQL Server databases
in minutes using less storage space than other vendors'
Clone lifecycle management capabilities from
NetApp help you:
Create clones quickly whenever you need them, with minimal
storage space impact.
Make near-zero-storage-footprint clones that can accelerate the
release and improve the quality of new SQL Server
Create space-efficient copies of SQL Server data with
end-to-end clone lifecycle management, including policy-based clone
deletion and refresh.
Offer on-demand, periodic, and customized staging and
user-acceptance testing services quickly and without errors to
other end users.
Off-load reporting and analysis workloads from production
databases by leveraging cloned copies of databases.
Use these virtual copies of your production
data to simultaneously work on patching, testing, development,
reporting, training, and quality assurance. What's more, you can
leverage NetApp FlexVol® technology to quickly provision
storage resources for additional application testing and
development projects. Deploying SQL Server 2012 on NetApp SMB
storage provides an alternative lower-cost storage
Easily replicate your production data via
SnapMirror® software (for NetApp based storage) or
SnapMirror for Open Systems (for storage other than from NetApp)
for testing and deploy your test and development systems to
lower-cost secondary storage. With SQL Server 2012 you have the
option to use NetApp SMB storage as an alternative lower-cost
Read more about NetApp solutions for SQL
Learn more by contacting your NetApp sales
representative or reseller and arrange a visit to your local
Microsoft Technology Center.