Performance Characterization of Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere 6.5
Publisher : VMware
Latest Version : March 22, 2017
In this paper, an online transaction processing (OLTP) benchmark, DVD Store 3, is used to characterize performance and power across four generations of 4-socket Intel EX servers hosting monster-sized Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database VMs. The results show vSphere is capable of fully utilizing current-generation server and storage technology, achieving great database performance.