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.
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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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
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
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