High-Availability and DR Options for SQL Server

Speaker: Tim Plas

Duration: 60 minutes

Track: DBA-1

A comparison of SQL HA & DR options, by a practitioner who has implemented & managed all the SQL HA and DR approaches (& various combinations thereof). Tim is an operational SQL DBA, who keeps SQL servers up & running & optimized for managed-services customers. We will compare trade-offs between the various SQL HA & DR options: for complexity, usability, hardware, licensing, failover speed, initial costs, ongoing support costs, staff skill requirements, etc. And we’ll briefly cover some of the upcoming SQL Denali HA / DR features.

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