Eric Brown

Eric
Brown

Eric Brown is a Microsoft product manager for SQL Server working on Yukon readiness. He has worked with the database system since SQL Server 7.0 launched in 1999.

Articles
Off by Default
Summary of Yukon's primary security concepts.
Scoping Out Service Broker 3
To handle the needs of highly scalable business applications, Yukon’s SQL Server Service Broker lets internal and external processes send and receive reliable, asynchronous messages through extensions to T-SQL DML.
SMO Replaces SQL-DMO
One of the most exciting new technologies in SQL Server Yukon provides a programmatic access layer that lets database administrators and developers work directly with database objects in any Microsoft .NET language.

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Feb 11, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 17: Creating Jobs to Check on Synchronization

In my previous post, I provided a high-level outline of the core logic (and rationale behind that logic) that would be needed to set up regular synchronization checks on SQL Server Agent Jobs for servers where AlwaysOn Availability Groups have been deployed. In this post, I’ll walk through the steps--and the code--needed to setup those checks....More
Jan 22, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 18: Health Checks for Availability Groups

Now that we’ve outlined the process to let servers in a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group "talk to each other" by means of setting up linked servers, it’s possible to set up some additional or improved checks on Availability Group Health....More
Dec 16, 2014
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