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Disaster Recovery


October 8, 2018  4:00 PM

How do you setup Disaster Recovery for people?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Disaster Recovery

Normally large companies invest in Business Continuity ...

September 10, 2018  4:00 PM

High Availability and Disaster Recovery are expensive, until you need them

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Disaster Recovery

If you work in IT, you probably heard about the disaster that Azure had last week with their South Central US (Texas) region. This outage has been a significant problem for a lot of customers, as well as to Microsoft. 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 1, 2016  4:00 PM

SQL Azure != SQL Server

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
AWS, AWS EC2, Azure, Capacity planning, Disaster Recovery, High Availability, SQL Azure, SQL Database, SQL Server, Windows Azure

This may come as shocking news to some, but Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL DB (Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL DB, SQL Azure Database, or whatever name you know it as) are very much not the same thing.  They may look similar and they may act similar, but they are very much not the same...


December 2, 2015  2:00 PM

DR Planning in Azure Requires More Than Replicating VMs to Another Data Center

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Disaster planning, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery planning, SQL Server

While flipping through the Microsoft Azure website recently I ran across this page which talks about HA/DR configurations for SQL Server VMs. Seeing...


October 7, 2015  4:00 PM

Basic Database Mirroring Monitoring

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database mirroring, Disaster Recovery, DR, High Availability, Monitoring, SQL Server, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014

If you have database mirroring setup and running, you'll notice that it has a lack of built in monitoring. And if you have a lot of databases having monitoring for each potential state that each database can be in can flood you with email if the network between sites goes down and comes back up. ...


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