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What does virtual instance mean?I have seen the term virtual instance but don’t know what it means. Can someone explain it? Does it mean SQL Server instance created in Virtual Server? Thanks.
I don’t think it is anything to do with sql server intance…
I believe it is related to windows virtual server…or os related… Just google "what is virtual instance" you may get some info…
Hi MohammedU, I’m interested in this since there is a change in regarding the virtual license in SP2.
Read the following…
http://www.microsoft.com/sql/howtobuy/multipleinstances.mspx too and the virtual instance is referring to the OS copy if you are using Virtual Server product. Satya SKJ
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