Tag: SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery

3 Reasons To Join My Online Course Windows Server Failover Clustering for the Smart SQL Server DBA

The Windows Server Failover Clustering for the Smart SQL Server DBA course was created in an attempt to help SQL Server DBAs and server administrators responsible for SQL Server Failover Clustered Instances (FCI) become more confident in what they do. This idea dawned on me as I was talking to customers who are unnecessarily spending money on hardware that […]

Avoid These Failover Clustering Mistakes That Can Cost a SQL Server DBAs Job

[callout]I would like to thank some of my customers who have provided me with really great content to share with the community.[/callout] I’ll never forget a conversation I had with a customer several years ago. I was asked to join a conference call to discuss a new SharePoint 2013 farm deployment. My involvement was limited […]

Video: Designing a SQL Server Always On Availability Groups Topology

As you go thru different phases in your career as a SQL Server professional, you progress from being a technician (primary task is more focused on operations) to a designer/architect (primary task is focused on designing a solution and eventually assists in building it.) A technician will be more concerned about a single aspect of a […]

Data Types and How They Affect HA/DR

I previously wrote about Data Types and How They Affect Database Performance which was a way to get database developers to think about the small things that affect overall performance. As a high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR) professional myself, I like to think of how data types affect database availability and recoverability. The fact […]

Giving away FREE Access to my SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery Deep Dive Course – Round 2

Last year, as part of launching my very first online course, I gave away FREE access to my SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery Deep Dive Course. I’m doing it again this year but with a totally different reason. Here’s why. I’ve been very active in the SQL Server community in one way or another. […]