A Safe Method for Moving a Database to a New LocationCommented on: 4 years ago
(November 4, 2010)
I agree 100% getting the database off the same drive as the operating system and page file is critical. However, I have a question about creating additional file groups. If one is using RAID 5 or...
Do You Have a Free Saturday?Commented on: 4 years ago
(June 18, 2010)
I attended SQL Saturday in Southern California and my experience of the event somewhat differs with the author.
There was an initial cost of $10.00 if you wanted a lunch. It was not mandatory...
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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
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