Enterprise Edition is crazy expensive but the features are crazy cool. How can you achieve the same effect without having to buy Expensive Edition? Come and find out.
Multi Site Tier 1 HA solution: 5 parts (1 Windows Cluster, 2 lots of cluster storage, 3 SQL FCI’s & 4 AG’s)
One of the most important aspects of maintaining uptime with both availability groups and clustered instances of SQL Server is dealing with quorum. This session will cover multiple versions of Windows on how to approach, configure, and manage quorum.
Why can't DBAs seem to trust automation for the Database? Here's how to overcome that mistrust and conquer database automation.
With over 15 years of experience as a semi-remote Lead DBA for a medical system, running a consultancy firm, producing SQL Cruise events and balancing a personal life Tim Ford has a pocketful of tips to share in making "remote" work for you.
Patching is often the cause of most of our downtime be it hardware, Windows, or SQL Server. This session will guide you around pitfalls to increase your uptime and reliability while managing your downtime related to patching and updating
Has your SQL Server or Databases been taken over by a malevolent force?
Worry not, for we shall open the pages of The Necronomicon, SQL Server Book of the Dead, and through its Ancient scripture and verse resurrect them back to life.
In this session we will look at the features which are provided with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and 2014 as part of the "AlwaysOn" features including site to site configurations to allow of a large scale high availability solution.
In this session I'll cover advanced HA and DR architectures for SQL Server 2012 that also enable you to scale-out certain workloads.
The introduction of Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 and the flexibility this gives administrators is truly awesome. In these session we will cover what Availability Groups bring to the table
In this session we will discuss how using flash with intelligent caching can allow an economical mix of flash and HDDs to be used to provide huge performance gains
SQL Sentry will present their revolutionary new software which provides enhanced visibility and manageability for advanced AlwaysOn topologies.
Always On Availability Groups offer a huge leap forward in terms of high availability. This sessions is a demo based introduction to the high availability changes in SQL 2012 emphasizing key features and benefits.
In this session we will look at the features which are provided with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as part of the "AlwaysOn" features including site to site configurations to allow of a large scale high availability solution.
I will illustrate how SQL AlwaysOn can be used as a tier 1 solution. I will go through the barriers and misconceptions that I tackled whilst implementing it within the real world.
Mission critical is a major focus of SQL Server 2012. There are quite a few changes in this release to ensure that you maximize your uptime and reliability when it comes to SQL Server. This session will start preparing you for what is coming.
Join X-IO to learn how customers like Redknee and Temenos are combining SQL Server 2012 with X-IO intelligent storage to generate higher performance at significantly less cost. Learn why storage is on the verge of a revolution.
Always On offers a huge leap forward in terms of high availability. This sessions is a demo based introduction to the high availability changes in Denali emphasising key features and benefits.
Sql user group leaders present an A-Z of nuggets
In this session we will look at the features which are provided with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as part of the "Always On" features including site to site configurations to allow of a large scale high availability solution.
The leaders from every SQL user group across England, Scotland & Wales have got together and created the definitive dictionary of essential SQL know-how, and crammed all of this into a single fast paced romp through the SQL alphabet.
SQL Server denali offers a huge leap forward in terms of high availability. This sessions is an Introduction to the changes in Denali and a demonstration of the key features and benefits.
With a myriad of options available, choosing the most appropriate storage solution for your company can be challenging. This session will give you a brief introduction to the technologies available, and what to focus on when making the decision.
The SQL Server provides much functionality that increases the scalability and flexibility of your solution by distributing data and jobs among low-priced commodity servers.
This session will compare and contrast the various SQL Server high availability options and discuss the things you need to do - both SQL Server and non-SQL Server - that you need to do to achieve availability.
This presentation will cover all of the new engine and tools features coming our way in the next major version of SQL Server.
You will learn about a comprehensive checklist you can use to verify a SQL Server’s health, which you can use to help you determine if the instance is running optimally and is highly available.
If you’ve only ever chosen to use Microsoft database products then there’s a chance you might hide a curiosity deep down about the Oracle database platform; or like me a few years ago be told that your next big production system will use it and now’s the time to upskill. This session introduces some key concepts and differences about the Oracle database platform to people like myself who are used to the UI-heavy Windows-based database world and hopefully make you curious enough to want to at least give it a try when you get back home.
What HA options will help me in reality?
Achieving application uptime of 99.99% is not an impossible task, can be accomplished if you apply right procedures at right time!
The advantages, disadvantages, pitfalls and benefits of the various High Availability options in SQL Server.
This session provides details on approaching a SQL Server virtualisation project.
Database availability is important to every DBA and selecting the right solution to satisfy availability requirements can be a difficult choice. Attendees will be presented with an overview of each technology and complementary technologies enabling them to make better choices of availability solution.
How to plan, install and configure a clustered SQL Server