Microsoft SQL Server 2008 : High Availability Always On Technologies

November 28, 2009

Here are the list of options that can help you in deciding and managing high availabilty options in SQL Server 2008

Increased Availability

  • Database Mirroring
  • Log Shipping
  • Failover Clustering
  • Geographically Dispersed Failover Clustering
  • Peer-to-Peer Replication

Decreased Downtime

  • Fast Database Recovery
  • Backup and Restore
  • Checksum on Data Pages
  • Online Index Operations
  • Online, Piecemeal, and Page-Level Restore
  • Partial Database Availability
  • Snapshot Isolation

Dynamic Configuration

  • Enhanced Manageability
  • Database Snapshots
  • Table and Index Partitioning
  • Backup and Restore
  • Dedicated Administrator Connection
  • Resource Governor

for More info please check the white paper of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availabilty – Always on Technologies
http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/wp-sql-2008-high-availability.aspx

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