Demystifying SQL Server Virtualization - 28 Aug 2008Commented on: 6 years ago
(August 29, 2008)
For virtualization of SQL Server, the utmost concern for me is not performance but DB integrity.
SQL Server technical material (e.g. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/...
Virtualizing SQL Server - 19 Apr 2007Commented on: 8 years ago
(May 10, 2007)
I still feel scare about using SQL server on Virtualization platfrom in a production environment. Past SQL server document used to stress on its requirement on maintaining Write-Ahead Log algorithm...
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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
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