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Improving Availability Groups

Availability Groups (AG) were introduced in SQL Server 2012, with the idea that we could dramatically improve (and ease) the burden of dealing with high availability in SQL Server. At the time the (code named) HADRON technology seemed full of … Continue reading

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Have You Deployed an Availability Group?

The last few weeks have been interesting, to put it mildly, with both more and less engagement online. I see more people holding video calls, both inside and outside of work, but I also see less engagement at SQLServerCentral, blogs, … Continue reading

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What’s the Cost of an Hour?

In 2017, we had a number of high profile downtime outages from companies. The British Airways fiasco, United airlines being grounded, Starbucks, Amazon, and more. There was a survey that noted 98% of respondents said an hour of downtime cost … Continue reading

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MTTD

There are a lot of Mean-Time-To-xxxx acronyms. Many of us have heard of the mean time between failures (MTBF) for disk drives. Some of us use that information when considering which model to buy. In the DevOps world, there are … Continue reading

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