High Availability in SQL Server 2008

There are a growing number of availability solutions to choose between and knowing which technology to deploy based on requirements can be a difficult choice.  This session will provide an overview of the technologies available, comparing and contrasting these and discussing common combinations of complementary technologies. 

Here's a summary of the session:
  •     The availability problem
    • How to compare alternatives
  • Solutions to improve database availability
    • Failover clustering
    • Database mirroring
    • Log shipping
    • Replication
  • Combining High Availability technologies
  • Geo-clusters and storage replication
  • Other technologies to improve database availability
Presented by Justin Langford at SQLBits IV
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  • SpeakerBIO

    Justin is a Principal Consultant for Coeo, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing SQL Server consulting services for upgrade, performance tuning, scalability and availability solutions for SQL Server.  Coeo also offer Remote DBA services for mission critical SQL Server platforms.  Justin is an MVP and co-authored Wrox IT Pro: SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting, as well as the same title for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning.

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