Microsoft Sql Server 2008 High Availability

Author: Hemantgiri S. Goswami
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1849681236
Size: 71.73 MB
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Minimize downtime, speed up recovery, and achieve the top level of high availability and reliability for Microsoft SQL Server applications with this book and eBook.

Pro Sql Server 2008 Mirroring

Author: Robert Davis
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430224231
Size: 21.54 MB
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Pro SQL Server 2008 Mirroring is your complete guide to planning, using, deploying, and maintaining database mirroring as a high-availability option. Mirroring protects you by maintaining one or more duplicate copies of your database for use in the event the primary copy is damaged. It is a key component of any production-level, high-availability solution. This book covers the full spectrum of database mirroring, taking you from the planning phase through the implementation to the maintenance phase and beyond. Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for beginner and intermediate users In-depth, detailed information for advanced and expert users Covers all phases of database mirroring from planning to sustained maintenance What you’ll learn Plan effectively for database mirroring. Learn what questions to ask and what problems to anticipate Get step-by-step instructions on how to set up database mirroring Automate the initial setup and the ongoing maintenance of mirrored databases Monitor database mirroring, detect failures, and generate automated alerts Build a system that automatically responds to and fixes common problems Build in support for the missing facets of database mirroring, such as support for cross-database dependencies Define groups of databases that all fail over together to their mirrors when just one of those databases fails Create operational processes so that even nontechnical staff can manage mirrored databases Who this book is for General audience: Pro SQL Server 2008 Database Mirroring is aimed at SQL Server 2008 database administrators, and especially those who desire to mirror their databases in support of high availability. System administrators and operational engineers who manage Windows Server systems that support mirrored database environments will also find much in the book of interest. Table of Contents High Availability Options Database Mirroring Overview Planning and Best Practices Database Mirroring Setup Automating Setup Maintenance Simplified Monitoring and Alerting Upgrading to SQL Server 2008 Reporting Considerations Planning for Failure

Pro Sql Server 2008 Failover Clustering

Author: Allan Hirt
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430219661
Size: 27.41 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering is dedicated to the planning, implementation, and administration of clustered SQL Server 2008 implementations. Whether deploying a single–instance, two–node cluster or a multiple–node, many–instance cluster for consolidation, this book will detail all of the considerations and pitfalls that may be encountered along the way. Clustering and high–availability expert Allan Hirt shares his many years of wisdom and experience, showing how to put together the right combination of people, processes, technology, and best practices to create and manage world–class, highly available SQL Server 2008 failover clusters. Provides a comprehensive look at SQL Server 2008 failover clustering from the first steps of planning to daily administration Goes beyond just SQL Server 2008 and also covers Windows Server 2008 clustering in depth with a SQL Server focus Covers how and where virtualization can be used with failover clusters Addresses the needs of enterprise–class, 24/7 SQL Server 2008 implementations Written by the leading expert on SQL Server failover clustering What you’ll learn Understand what failover clustering is, how it works, and how it can benefit SQL Server deployments. Configure disk subsystems to support failover clustering implementations. Plan, implement, and administer Windows Server 2008 clustering for use with SQL Server 2008. Plan, implement, and administer new SQL Server 2008 failover clustering instances. Upgrade existing SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 failover clustering instances to SQL Server 2008. Create virtualized clusters for use in test and development environments. Who this book is for This book is for IT administrators and database administrators who are faced with implementing and administering clustered SQL Server 2008 instances. This book is also for those who will be upgrading existing SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005 failover clustering instances to SQL Server 2008. Table of Contents Failover Clustering Basics Preparing to Cluster Windows Clustering Windows Server 2008 Part 1: Preparing Windows Clustering Windows Server 2008 Part 2: Clustering Windows Preparing to Cluster SQL Server 2008 Installing a New SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering Instance Upgrading to SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering Administering a SQL Server 2008 Failover Cluster Virtualization and Failover Clustering

Microsoft Sql Server 2012 Management And Administration

Author: Ross Mistry
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 0132977656
Size: 35.10 MB
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If you need to deploy, manage, or secure Microsoft SQL Server 2012, this is the complete, fast-paced, task-based reference you’ve been searching for. Authored by a worldclass expert on running SQL Server in the enterprise, this book goes far beyond the basics, taking on the complex tasks that DBAs need to make the most of Microsoft’s first cloud-enabled database platform. Designed for maximum practical usability, it’s packed with expert tips and up-to-date real-world configuration guidance you simply won’t find anywhere else. As someone who helped influence the design of SQL Server 2012 and drawing on many months of beta testing, Ross Mistry provides immediately usable solutions for installation and upgrades, management and monitoring, performance and availability, security, consolidation, virtualization, troubleshooting, and more. Mistry identifies new features and corresponding best practices in every chapter, helping you take full advantage of new SQL Server innovations ranging from private cloud support to AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Understand how to: Efficiently install or upgrade the SQL Server 2012 database engine Administer and configure database engine settings, storage, I/O, and partitioning Transfer data on-premise or to the cloud Manage and optimize indexes Learn how to consolidate, virtualize and optimize SQL Server for Private Clouds Harden and audit SQL Server 2012 environments Administer security and authorization, including new Contained Databases Encrypt data and communications Design and deploy new AlwaysOn high-availability and disaster recovery features Implement maintenance best practices, including Policy-Based Management

Sql Server 2016 High Availability Unleashed Includes Content Update Program

Author: Paul Bertucci
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 0134467574
Size: 32.27 MB
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Book + Content Update Program SQL Server 2016 High Availability Unleashed provides start-to-finish coverage of SQL Server’s powerful high availability (HA) solutions for your traditional on-premise databases, cloud-based databases (Azure or AWS), hybrid databases (on-premise coupled with the cloud), and your emerging Big Data solutions. This complete guide introduces an easy-to-follow, formal HA methodology that has been refined over the past several years and helps you identity the right HA solution for your needs. There is also additional coverage of both disaster recovery and business continuity architectures and considerations. You are provided with step-by-step guides, examples, and sample code to help you set up, manage, and administer these highly available solutions. All examples are based on existing production deployments at major Fortune 500 companies around the globe. This book is for all intermediate-to-advanced SQL Server and Big Data professionals, but is also organized so that the first few chapters are great foundation reading for CIOs, CTOs, and even some tech-savvy CFOs. Learn a formal, high availability methodology for understanding and selecting the right HA solution for your needs Deep dive into Microsoft Cluster Services Use selective data replication topologies Explore thorough details on AlwaysOn and availability groups Learn about HA options with log shipping and database mirroring/ snapshots Get details on Microsoft Azure for Big Data and Azure SQL Explore business continuity and disaster recovery Learn about on-premise, cloud, and hybrid deployments Provide all types of database needs, including online transaction processing, data warehouse and business intelligence, and Big Data Explore the future of HA and disaster recovery In addition, this book is part of InformIT’s exciting Content Update Program, which provides content updates for major technology improvements! As significant updates are made to SQL Server, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the technologies. As updates become available, they will be delivered to you via a free Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit informit.com/cup. How to access the Web Edition: Follow the instructions inside to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

Pro Sql Server Always On Availability Groups

Author: Uttam Parui
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484220714
Size: 19.19 MB
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This book is your field guide to planning, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Always On Availability Groups. The Always On Availability Groups feature is an enterprise-level solution for high availability and disaster recovery. Always On provides a rich set of options that reduce overhead and resource usage and enable database administrators to implement and manage high availability and disaster recovery solutions far more easily than by implementing the log-shipping and database-mirroring solutions of the past. Pro SQL Server Always On Availability Groups shows how to reduce downtime, maximize application availability, and provide data protection. The goal is always to have your SQL Server databases up and running whenever you need them, rain or shine, disaster or otherwise. With a focus on real-world experiences and war stories, authors Uttam Parui and Vivek Sanil offer you: Tips, tricks, and best practices for architecting and deploying availability groups. The confidence required to manage and monitor availability groups. Techniques to troubleshoot common issues that you may face during and after deploying availability groups in a mission-critical production environment. What You Will Learn Grasp important concepts underlying high-availability and disaster recovery. Plan and deploy Always On Availability Groups in your corporate environment. Manage Availability Groups to ensure constant readiness and high throughput. Monitor Availability Group performance and troubleshoot problems fast. Build on the cloud and make Windows Azure part of your availability solution. Employ proven techniques and best practices as tested and shared by the authors. Audience Pro SQL Server Always On Availability Groups is aimed at SQL Server architects, database administrators, and IT professionals who are tasked with architecting and deploying a high-availability and disaster recovery solution involving Microsoft SQL Server. This book is also for SQL Server support staff who will be managing and supporting existing availability group deployments.

Microsoft Sql Server 2008 R2 Unleashed

Author: Ray Rankins
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780768696547
Size: 31.19 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the industry’s most comprehensive and useful guide to SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. It presents start-to-finish coverage of SQL Server’s core database server and management capabilities, plus complete introductions to Integration, Reporting, and Analysis Services, application development, and much more. Four expert SQL Server administrators, developers, and consultants have packed this book with real-world information, tips, guidelines, and samples drawn from their own extensive experience creating and managing complex database solutions. Writing for intermediate-to-advanced-level SQL Server professionals, they focus on the product’s most complex and powerful capabilities, and its newest tools and features. For example, you’ll find invaluable information on administering SQL Server more efficiently, analyzing and optimizing queries, implementing data warehouses, ensuring high availability, and tuning performance. The accompanying CD-ROM contains an extraordinary library of practical tools and information including sample databases and all code examples. Whether you’re responsible for SQL Server 2008 analysis, design, implementation, support, administration, or troubleshooting, no other book offers you this much value. Understand the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 environment, R2’s newest features, and each edition’s capabilities Manage SQL Server 2008 more effectively with SQL Server Management Studio, the SQLCMD command-line query tool, and Powershell Efficiently manage security, users, backup/restore, replication, Database Mail, and database objects—from tables and indexes to stored procedures and triggers Increase availability with clustering, database mirroring, and other features Use new Policy-Based Management to centrally configure and operate SQL Server throughout the organization Use SQL Server Profiler to capture queries and identify bottlenecks Improve performance by optimizing queries, design more effective databases, and manage workloads with the new Resource Governor Develop applications using SQL Server 2008’s enhancements to T-SQL and SQLCLR, .NET integration, LINQ to SQL, XML, and XQuery Make the most of Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services—especially Microsoft’s new R2 reporting improvements Improve data security using Column-level and Transparent Data Encryption CD-ROM includes: 15 additional chapters Code samples, scripts, and databases utilized within the book Free version of SQL Shot (performance & tuning software)

Microsoft Sql Server 2008 Bible

Author: Paul Nielsen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118079876
Size: 54.98 MB
Format: PDF
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Harness the power of SQL Server, Microsoft’s high-performance database and data analysis software package, by accesing everything you need to know in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible. Learn the best practices, tips, and tricks from this comprehensive tutorial and reference, which includes specific examples and sample code, with nearly every task demonstrated in both a graphical and SQL code method. Understand how to develop SQL Server databases and data connections, how to administer the SQL Server and keep databases performing optimally, and how to navigate all the new features of the 2008 release.

Pro Full Text Search In Sql Server 2008

Author: Hilary Cotter
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 143021595X
Size: 70.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Businesses today want actionable insights into their data—they want their data to reveal itself to them in a natural and user–friendly form. What could be more natural than human language? Natural–language search is at the center of a storm of ever–increasing web–driven demand for human–computer communication and information access. SQL Server 2008 provides the tools to take advantage of the features of its built–in enterprise–level natural–language search engine in the form of integrated full–text search (iFTS). iFTS uses text–aware relational queries to provide your users with fast access to content. Whether you want to set up an enterprise–wide Internet or intranet search engine or create less ambitious natural–language search applications, this book will teach you how to get the most out of SQL Server 2008 iFTS: Introducing powerful iFTS features in SQL Server, such as the FREETEXT and CONTAINS predicates, custom thesauruses, and stop lists Showing you how to optimize full–text query performance through features like full–text indexes and iFilters Providing examples that help you understand and apply the power of iFTS in your daily projects