One of the things people are always trying to figure out is how to get high-speed disks and high availability (HA) all in a single package. A possible solution is the DataKeeper Cluster Edition from SIOS Technology....More
SQL Server 2012 not only carries forward the ability to store user databases on SMB network shares, it adds several new high availability options when used with Windows Server 2012. Unlike early versions, it supports SMB file shares to store SQL Server databases.
Download this whitepaper to learn about the SMB benefits as well as creating development and test environments while minimizing downtime....More
When VMware's vSphere platform is configured within a cluster at the host level, vSphere provides a certain degree of high availability, without any high availability configurations within the guest OS or SQL Server....More
Thurs, June 27 @ 2pm ET | Availability is without a doubt the DBA's first priority. Even performance ceases to matter if the database isn't available. SQL Server offers several features that can each provide different levels of availability to your organization....More
As far as I'm concerned we'll likely always have SQL Injection around to haunt us. Even though this attack vector has been well-publicized and well-documented for well over a decade (and then some), failure to account for it continues to pop all the time—even in catastrophic places....More