SQL Server 2012's INDIRECT CHECKPOINTsCommented on: 2 years ago
(August 16, 2012)
I think that setting the 'recovery interval' option to 5 means that you are willing to wait up to 5 minutes *per database* for recovery to complete, not 5 minutes for all databases to...
SQL Server 2012 High AvailabilityCommented on: 2 years ago
(August 16, 2012)
What is it about crash recovery that makes Fast Recovery possible, and that isn't true for a normal restore?
BOL tells us "Fast recovery is possible because transactions that were...
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My initial goal in writing this series of posts was to outline some of the concerns surrounding Availability Groups (AGs) and SQL Server Agent Jobs – and call out how there is virtually no guidance from Microsoft on this front and then detail some of the pitfalls and options available for tackling this problem domain. I initially expected this series of posts to have between 25 and 30 posts – according to some of the early outlines I created ‘way back when’....More
Throughout this series of posts I’ve taken a somewhat pessimistic view of how SQL Server Agent jobs are managed within most organizations – meaning that most of the code and examples I’ve provided up until this point were based on assumptions about how CHANGE to jobs is managed. That pessimism, to date, has come in two forms:...More
In this series of posts I’ve called out some of the concerns related to SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups and their interaction with SQL Server Agent jobs – both in the form of Batch Jobs (see post #3) and backups....More