FAQ: How to offer high-availability solutions with SQL Server 2008

Expert Ross Mistry discusses the different ways that SQL Server 2008 can provide high-availability solutions in this FAQ podcast.

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High-availability solutions are increasingly in demand, and SQL Server 2008 provides several different technologies that solutions providers can use to offer these services to business customers. In this podcast, SQL Server expert Ross Mistry discusses the four options for offering high-availability solutions: failover clustering, database mirroring, log shipping and replication. He also says which high-availability approaches are best for disaster recovery and regulatory compliance solutions.

Read Ross Mistry's answers to other frequently asked questions about high availability in SQL Server 2008 in this FAQ guide.

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About the expert

Ross Mistry is a principal consultant at Convergent Computing, bestselling author and SQL Server MVP. He focuses on implementing SQL Server, Active Directory and Exchange solutions for fortune 500 organizations residing in the Silicon Valley. Ross' SQL Server specialties include high availability, security, migrations and virtualization. His recent books include SQL Server 2008 Management and Administration and Windows Server 2008 Unleashed. Ross frequently writes for TechTarget.com and speaks at international technology conferences around the world. His blog can be found at NetworkWorld.com.

This was first published in March 2009

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