Virtualizing Sharepoint?

We are currently implementing sharepoint in our environment and we would like to consider virtualizing. Has anyone gone through this process yet and if so what have they discovered? Any tips or advice would be welcome.

Thank you in advance.


Jacob Avery

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, WI

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Our WSS3.0 server with 40-50 users and the associated SQL instance are both running as VMs on our 2 node ESX3.5U2 cluster on HP DL380 G5s and a NetApp FAS2020 SAN with no problems.


Welcome to the Forums, I have moved your post to the Virtual Machine and Guest OS sub forum as it will get a wider audiance.

Sharepoint is a execlent candidate for virtualisation, I have done many implementations of it in VI3

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