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Tips from the SQL Server MVPs, September 2001 4
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about detecting connection blocks, using sp_depends versus Enterprise Manager Display Depandencies windows, using SQL Server to manage resultset paging, and more.
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 10 Jun 2001
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about using Document Object Model (DOM) from T-SQL in SQL Server 2000 to open an XML file, having a unique index that allows multiple NULL values, using subqueries in CHECK constraints, and more!
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 10 May 2001
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about configuring merge replication, copying permissions between user roles and database roles, and more!
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 02 Mar 2001 7
The SQL Server MVPs answer questions about replication settings, paging the results of a SQL Server query from within SQL Server, and getting effective permissions of a current user.
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 02 Feb 2001
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about configuring merge replication, configuring a mail profile for SQL Server, and more!
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 03 Jan 2001 3
Microsoft’s MVPs answer readers’ questions about new SQL 2000 features, stored procedures, and more.

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May 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 25: Final Remarks on Backups

In the last few posts (posts 19 – 24) I’ve covered some high-level concerns and reviewed some details about how to implement and manage database backups against AlwaysOn Availability Group databases. Most of the information I’ve provided was pretty basic or elementary – along with some additional guidelines for things to watch out for when managing backups. Which is to say that backups are never something you can simply take for granted and they’re never something you just take lightly....More
May 18, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages

In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
May 13, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages

In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More
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