Practical SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery

by Russ Thomas

Supporting high availability and disaster recovery are without a doubt some of the most fundamental skill-sets necessary to being a successful senior level DBA. Whether you work in a multi-million dollar enterprise or a “strapped for cash” start-up, this course will compare and contrast the many features, techniques, and concepts available in SQL Server to meet your individual needs.

What you'll learn

Congratulations, you’re the DBA. Along with all the rights, privileges, and prestige that comes with that. It also means you are responsible for not only the uptime and guaranteed availability of your database servers but also the ability for any of those servers to quickly recovery from any disaster imaginable. Supporting these two areas are without a doubt some of the most fundamental skill-sets necessary to being a successful senior level DBA. This course will compare and contrast the many features, techniques, and concepts available in SQL Server that will meet your individual needs whether you work in a multi-million dollar enterprise or a “strapped for cash” start-up.

Table of contents

Understanding High Availability vs. Disaster Recovery
11mins

About the author

Currently an IT leader in Denver Colorado's financial sector Russ has focused on database development, modelling, administration, and BI since 1997 across the Microsoft stack. Russ is a passionate trainer and SQL community volunteer presenting regularly at PASS SQL Saturday events and local user groups around the US.

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