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Which is better to go either SQL Server multiple Instances each have a database or Multiple databases in single instance.

Last Modified: 2017-04-07
I am building a new database server that should host many databases serving many applications. I have two strategies to setup the server but am still undecided. which one should I use for better utilization.

1. Single instance that host ALL the databases
2. Multiple instances identifies with each having subset of the databases.
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