Can LUNs Be Extended Online Under VMware and Hyper-V?Commented on: 2 years ago
(November 26, 2012)
I have to say that I really like the additional software tooling available from my storage vendor. I can use their tooling installed on my SQL Servers to "grow" LUNs inside a volume. I...
The Flooding in Thailand Is A Real ProblemCommented on: 3 years ago
(January 25, 2012)
Yes, Netapp is having real problems supplying any new drives, SATA or SAS. I would hope that they are keeping a reserve for failure replacements.
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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