Category: SQL Server 2012

Got A “Validating WSFC quorum vote configuration” warning when you create a SQL Server Always On Availability Group?

I bet a lot of IT professionals who are really serious about their work are like me. When they see an error or warning message like this, their first instinct is to find out what the problem is and fix it. That’s what I did when I saw this error while configuring a SQL Server […]

Creating a SQL Server 2012 Availability Group Article on CanITPro.net

I’ve been wanting to write for the CanITPro.net website for quite sometime now, primarily because there hasn’t been any new content on SQL Server on the site lately. The Canadian IT Pro and developer communities are very vibrant and active, thanks to the effort of Canadian Microsoft MVPs Jean-René Roy (blog) (DevTeach/SQLTeach) and D’Arcy Lussier (Twitter | […]

Deploying a SQL Server 2012 Multi-Subnet Cluster

I’ve been wanting to write a series of articles on deploying a SQL Server 2012 on a multi-subnet cluster for quite some time now. This was driven by the fact that my series of articles on SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering had been in the Top 10 Tips for more than 2 years since being […]

Installing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server Core

I’ve been waiting for a few of my articles to be published before referencing to them. This particular topic has been the content of my previous presentations – SQLConnections 2012 and 24 Hours of PASS: Spring 2012 – and I’ve received requests for resources. Here they are. This article walks you through configuring Windows Server […]

Video: TechDays TV Episode on SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

This is a recording of the Microsoft Canada TechDays TV episode I did on 20-Mar-2012. The video walks you thru converting your database mirroring and log shipping configurations to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability groups, providing database availability and maximizing your investments by allowing read-only access to database replicas. [youtube id=”A8lSl8nO1r4″] You can download the […]