Tag: WSFC

Resources: Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) for SQL Server DBAs

Last week at Live360, I have had the opportunity to deliver my workshop on Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) for SQL Server DBAs. The workshop was based on an online course that I am about to re-release. One of the things I like about delivering presentations is that I learn a lot from the attendees […]

The Windows Server Failover Cluster Properties That We Almost Always Ignore

Have you been made aware of an item in your household that seem so common and familiar but that could have an impact in your safety? Like that little remote you tuck in the sun visor of your car to open your garage. In case you are not aware, someone might be able to hack open your […]

The S.P.A. That Prevents Your Synchronous SQL Server Always On Availability Groups From Failing Over Automatically

This is a very common question that gets asked on the technical forums, newsgroups, social media, etc. when it comes to synchronous SQL Server Always On Availability Groups (AG): “Why did my AG not automatically failover?” Notice that I mentioned SYNCHRONOUS and not asynchronous. Only when Always On Availability Group replica databases are configured for synchronous commit […]

Why We Need To Understand How Active Directory Affects SQL Server High Availability

But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything. – Alan Watts – WARNING: There will be a ton of acronyms in this blog post. Make sure to keep your notebook handy for note-taking reference. […]