Azure SQL

Testing App Cloud Readiness for Failover Resiliency with SQL Managed Instance

In this video with Dani Ljepava, learn how to manually trigger a planned failover on SQL Managed Instance to test your applications for fault tolerance and will talk about best practices for your applications to achieve tolerance to transient faults typical for the cloud environments. Transient faults in the cloud (for example software patching, security […]

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Zone to Zone Disaster Recovery with Azure Site Recovery

With zone to zone disaster recovery, you can bring the power of Availability zones to augment your Disaster Recovery story. Siddharth Deekshit joins Scott Hanselman to show how you can now protect your Azure VMs by replicating them from one availability zone to another within the same region. Related Links: Enable Azure VM disaster recovery […]

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Azure SQL Server

Auto-Failover Groups in Azure SQL

In this video, Anna Hoffman and Jeroen ter Heerdt discuss and show how to create auto-failover groups in Azure SQL using PowerShell notebooks and a Java application. This video was based on a tutorial, which you can follow here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-implement-geo-distributed-database?tabs=azure-powershell&WT.mc_id=dataexposed-c9-niner. To compare geo-replication and auto-failover groups, refer to the table here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-business-continuity#compare-geo-replication-with-failover-groups&WT.mc_id=dataexposed-c9-niner. Time Index: [00:30] […]

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SQL Server

High Availability / Disaster Recovery Benefits of SQL Server Licensing

In this video, learn how you can get a better TCO for recommended SQL Server HADR architectures with your Software Assurance benefits. Outline: Intro Deploying SQL Server in High Availability / Disaster Recovery configuration HA and DR benefits introduced in November 2019 Applying HA / DR benefits to typical HA/DR configuration Contrasting licensing before and […]

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