SQL Server 2012's INDIRECT CHECKPOINTsCommented on: 2 years ago
(July 26, 2012)
Great article on a topic that should be reviewed from time to time! Short of implementing 2012 Always On technology, we have most all of the other flavors of installations that you mention in your...
A Service Pack for a Service PackCommented on: 8 years ago
(March 15, 2007)
the old SP2 left me at a 3042 version...putting the hotfix on left me at 3050. it also left me with errors on the engine which have resulted in me opening a ticket with ms. When using management...
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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