SQL Server 2012 High AvailabilityCommented on: 2 years ago
(August 10, 2012)
>>It absolutely does not apply to restore operations.
your comments is making me more confused. Are you saying that RESTORE does not do Crash Recovery. I though REDO and UNDO are...
Why can't SQL Server update statistics on the fly?Commented on: 3 years ago
(November 7, 2011)
When come to indexes and statistics; I find your insight into those areas as subject matter expert very helpful.
Excellent. Anyone reading this article I encourage him/her to watch your...
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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