Almost every SQL Server DBA wants to get their hands on implementing SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Sure, it's easy to setup and configure. But we can't ignore the basics. In this session, we will look at the underlying concepts behind AlwaysOn Availability Groups – how it works under-the-covers and how you can leverage this information to efficiently design a highly available database.
You will learn:
- How Windows Server Failover Clustering and Database Mirroring works
- How these two technologies form the foundation for understanding AlwaysOn Availability Groups
- How to efficiently design a highly available database using AlwaysOn Availability Groups