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Josh Achtemeier | June 19, 2017

There are still several months separating us from the biggest SQL Server community event of the year: PASS Summit 2017. However, the price of attendance will continue to rise as we get closer to the date. The value from attending is easy to justify though—top-minds in the SQL Server industry delivering focused talks everyday, valuable Read More…

Customer Quick-Look: City of Westminster, Colorado

Josh Achtemeier | May 29, 2017

Customer Snapshot 7th most populous city in Colorado and growing quickly Run 24/7 on almost all applications Support critical systems such as police, fire and much more Before DH2i 1 to 1 servers to instances ratio, but then Microsoft licensing changes made architecture way too expensive. Each server maintained in a different manner and backups not stored Read More…

Customer Quick-Look: W&W/AFCO Steel

Josh Achtemeier | April 24, 2017

Company Snapshot 6 state-of-the-art fabrication facilities Privately-held with over 1000 dedicated employees Projects: New Dallas Cowboys stadium, Mandalay Bay Convention Center & much more Before DH2i 2-server consolidated environment working great until a significant failure occurred that impacted production enough that something had to be done to improve resiliency. Consultants were recommending SQL Server Enterprise Edition in order Read More…

DH2i Continuing to Accrue Recognitions

Josh Achtemeier | April 10, 2017

Last month DH2i was nominated for a couple awards based in the United Kingdom, and we recently got the exciting news that we have been shortlisted in both!   Datacentre Solutions Awards DH2i was nominated in the “Data Centre ICT Innovation of the Year” category for its new Containers as a Service (CaaS) for SQL Server offering. Read More…

Customer Quick-Look: Asante Health System

Josh Achtemeier | March 13, 2017

Company Snapshot Provides care to 500,000+ people in Oregon and California About 700 servers across 3 hospitals 50+ outlying clinics About 180 people in IT department Before DH2i Working with large WSFC clusters and licensing the biggest servers they could (prior to core-based licensing model). Virtualizing everything they could to avoid lifecycle issues associated with Read More…

2016: A Year of Milestones for DH2i

Josh Achtemeier | January 5, 2017

Between the Cubs winning the World Series, huge announcements like SQL Server on Linux and unprecedented historical events like the Brexit vote, 2016 was a ridiculously unforgettable year—for good or bad reasons—for just about everyone. We’re fortunate to say we will remember 2016 as an extremely positive year for DH2i. Along with huge performance achievements Read More…

Enterprise Tech News Rollup

Josh Achtemeier | November 30, 2016

The last few months have composed much of what we refer to as “Tradeshow Season.” PASS Summit 2016 is our favorite event on the list and did not disappoint as over 4000 SQL Server and BI experts descended on Seattle, Washington. Microsoft made some huge announcements at the show and just recently shared some significant news about SQL Read More…

Stacking Part 1: Why Don’t SQL Server Pros Stack Instances?

Connor Cox | October 17, 2016

How many applications do you have open on your PC or Mac right now? I would guess probably email, a web browser, a word processor and maybe more—but for our purposes, let’s just call it more than one app. On the contrary, Microsoft SQL Server users typically deploy 1 instance per OS even though Microsoft Read More…

DH2i Turning up the Volume on the Channel

Josh Achtemeier | October 5, 2016

As a newer company with a product so powerful that it is often perceived as being too good to be true, developing a channel-based selling approach made up of well-known and trusted firms has been imperative to DH2i’s success. We are proud to have partners all over the United States, United Kingdom and as far Read More…

Enterprise Tech News Rollup

Josh Achtemeier | August 2, 2016

The last several months have been an exciting time with the release of the latest and greatest in SQL Server, massive acquisitions being announced out of nowhere and technology/product innovations happening by the day. A massive trend towards cloud infrastructure is continuing and doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon, and spending projections are astronomical. Read More…

Q&A from SQL Server Containers as a Service

Connor Cox | May 2, 2016

Last week I presented a webinar on DH2i’s newest offering: Containers as a Service for SQL Server. We received a lot of terrific questions throughout the webinar but were unable to answer them all. This blog post includes my response to every question that was asked and I hope it can be of use to Read More…