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Is virtualization a good choice for SQL Server?
Used by host OS to request memory back from the guest OS
Prevents host of from paging physical memory to the hosts swap file
Should be enabled
Lock pages in memory should be disabled, unless enabled for a specific reason
Can greatly improve overall performance
By deduplicating OS virtual disks, we save much less data to the array
As less data is written to the array, less OS data is loaded into cache on the array