SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn – Part 2 – Quorum Detection

[Edit] You can find the summary of the complete series here. After giving an overview on AlwaysOn in the first part of the series of articles, we now need to go a bit more in the details around Availability Groups and why we don’t need a witness instance anymore. Or how do we make sure… Read more

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn – What is it?

This is the first one of several articles we will provide about the new SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn functionality. In this part we will go over the terms, capabilities and differences to SQL Server Database Mirroring (DBM). In subsequent other parts we will talk more about the details, configuration possibilities and how one could get… Read more