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SQL Server DBA Tip: Credentials and Proxies

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    Sep 5, 2014
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    AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 4: Synchronizing Server-Level Details

    When setting up HA or HA+DR solutions with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups, it's critical to remember that the basic unit of failover in these scenarios is the availability group (or the group of user-defined databases)....More
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    Aug 28, 2014
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    AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 2: Putting AlwaysOn into Context 1

    Despite similar intentions and high-level goals, the ways in which AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances and AlwaysOn Availability Groups tackle high availability and disaster recovery are quite different....More

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Sep 24, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 7: Detecting Primary Replica Ownership

In my mind, there are two logical ways that you might want to have your code check to see if the Primary Replica of a given AG database is currently hosted on a particular server or not...More
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Sep 17, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 6: High-Level Options and Rationale for Handling Batch Jobs

There are a couple of options for how we could handle batch jobs when Availability Groups are thrown into the mix....More
Sep 12, 2014
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Managing a Healthy SQL Server Database: Three Principles We Overlook

In managing a database or sometimes numerous databases, we often get caught up in the day-to-day maintenance and lose sight of the other principles we know are critical to ensuring optimal performance. Here’s a quick refresher....More
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