Administering Microsoft SQL Server Availability Groups

by Russ Thomas

In this course, you'll learn the critical skills to install, administer, support, and troubleshoot SQL Server Availability Groups. You will cover a variety of environments including Windows, Linux, and Always On, with or without a domain.

What you'll learn

An Availability Group is the most advanced and feature-rich approach to both high availability and disaster recovery in SQL Server. In this course, Administering Microsoft SQL Server Availability Groups, you will learn foundational knowledge and the ability to install, support, administer and troubleshoot Availability Groups. First, you will learn to establish an Always On foundation for this feature. Next, you will discover how easy it is to install Availability Groups. Finally, you will explore how to customize your installation, address specific needs, and troubleshoot unexpected issues. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of SQL Server Availability Groups needed to comfortably consider this feature for your most critical SQL Server databases and applications.

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About the author

Currently an IT leader in Denver Colorado's financial sector Russ has focused on database engineering, 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. In 2019 much of Russ' focus turned to cloud based data lakes specifically on Google BigQuery.

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