Editorial: Reasons to Virtualize SQL ServerCommented on: 3 years ago
(December 12, 2011)
A major benefit of virtualization is related to licensing costs. More information about this and to download a "licensing calculator" visit the SQL Server Diaries blog article at http://...
In the environment at my workplace, for every job we've implemented an extra stemp which sends the information logged in the output file as an email attachment. The procedure...
How the New Database Security Law Affects YouCommented on: 4 years ago
(June 30, 2010)
The original article was very informative but this is even better! Thank you for the links to the actual Law. One thing is nor really clear though. Does this law apply outside the US borders?
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On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups....More