My Journey to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master

by Warwick on Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:09 PM

In this post I am going to take you through my journey to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master

MCM
MCSM

Expanding AlwaysOn Availability Groups with Replication Subscribers

by Warwick on Friday, February 1, 2013 4:46 PM
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups provide a high-availability and disaster-recovery solution for you SQL Server 2012 environments. Replication has been around in SQL Server for quite some time and allows you to scale out your environment. Warwick Rudd explains how to join these technologies together.
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
AGs
Replication

Expanding AlwaysOn Availability Groups with Replication Publishers

by Warwick on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:59 PM
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups provide a high-availability and disaster-recovery solution for you SQL Server 2012 environments. Replication has been around in SQL Server for quite some time and allows you to scale out your environment. Warwick Rudd explains how to join these technologies together.
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
High Availability
AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Availability Groups
AGs
Replication

SQL Server 2012 : Availability Groups Creation Error

by Warwick on Friday, July 20, 2012 3:08 AM
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups can be pretty easy to create and configure but unless you have designed your environment you may hit the following error when trying to create the Availability Group with the Wizard. To find out more read on ......
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Availability Groups
AGs

SQL Server 2012 Database Mirroring

by Warwick on Friday, July 13, 2012 9:20 AM
Database Mirroring was first introduced in SQL Server 2005. This technology is still available as a viable option to meet your High Availability or Disaster Recovery requirements.
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
Database Mirroring

Encrypting your SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability databases

by Warwick on Saturday, July 7, 2012 5:27 PM
It is likely that you'll want to add a database with TDS Encryption to your AlwaysOn Availability Group. If you do so you'll find that you can't use the SSMS wizard to do so. So, how do you achieve it? Read on...
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
High Availability
AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Availability Groups
AGs
Encryption
TDE

Performance Analysis of Logs (PAL)

by Warwick on Friday, June 8, 2012 4:20 PM
Performance Analysis of Logs V2.3 is a tool available for download from codeplex that can help you easily analyse performance logs from your environment.
SQL Server
PAL

SQL Server in the Cloud

by Warwick on Saturday, June 2, 2012 9:29 PM
Amazon RDS is providing you an offer, allowing you to have a look at and test out SQL Server in the Cloud for free for 12 months.
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
Cloud

SQL Server 2012 : AlwaysOn demonstration

by Warwick on Saturday, May 19, 2012 2:54 PM
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn provides you the ability to control your SQL Server environment with more control to meet your High Availability and Disaster Recovery requirements. These 2 videos take you through setting up your environment as well as monitoring your environment.
SQL Server
SQL Server 2012
High Availability
AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Availability Groups
AGs

SQL Server 2012 : Performance Dashboard Reports

by Warwick on Sunday, May 13, 2012 3:48 PM
SQL Server 2012, has a feature pack which is a collection of stand-alone packages which provide additional value to your instance of SQL Server 2012. We are having a look at the Performance Dashboard Reports package. 
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SQL Server 2012
Performance Dashboard