AlwaysOn in SQL Server 2014 CTP1

Failover Cluster Instances as well as Availability Groups have some great features coming up in SQL Server 2014. Take a look at Luis’ post on what you can try out with publicly available CTP1: http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2013/06/27/alwayson-in-sql-server-2014-ctp1.aspx      

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AlwaysOn Availability Groups Troubleshooting and Monitoring Guide published!

AlwaysOn Availability Groups Troubleshooting and Monitoring Guide provides information on troubleshooting the common AlwaysOn Availability Groups issues and monitoring the availability group health. We will try to keep updating this guide as new troubleshooting scenarios are documented so that you can conveniently find all the information in one place. Please send us feedback on it!

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AlwaysOn Architecture Guides

Newly published: two new architecture guides: AlwaysOn Architecture Guide: Building a High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solution by Using AlwaysOn Availability Groups: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj191711 AlwaysOn Architecture Guide: Building a High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solution by Using Failover Cluster Instances and Availability Groups:http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj215886 These two new guides, along with the one published earlier on Multi-site FCIs…

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NOW AVAILABLE: Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn Solutions Guide for High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn Solutions Guide for High Availability and Disaster Recovery http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh781257.aspx Summary: This white paper discusses how to reduce planned and unplanned downtime, maximize application availability, and provide data protection using SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn high availability and disaster recovery solutions.A key goal of this paper is to establish a common context for…

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