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Guest Columnist: Perry Whittle

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Using Encrypted Backups in SQL Server 2014

This article details encrypted backups and how they are implemented in SQL Server 2014.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/05/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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Level 4: Analyse & Deploy a Windows Server Failover Cluster

In level 4 of the stairway to AlwaysOn we look at creating a Windows Server Failover Cluster.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/12/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: cluster
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Stairway to AlwaysOn Level 3: Infrastructure 101

In this next level of the Stairway to AlwaysOn, we will look at the components required to implement a Windows Server Failover Cluster.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/10/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: cluster
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Stairway to AlwaysOn Level 2: Storage 101

level 2 of the stairway  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/10/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: alwayson
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Stairway to AlwaysOn Level 1: What is "SQL Server AlwaysOn"?

Level 1 of the stairway looks at exactly what the technologies "AlwaysOn", "Failover Cluster Instance" (FCI) and "Windows Server Failover Cluster" are. We'll look at each in detail and summarize where in the High Availability stack they sit.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: fci
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SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Groups and FCIs Part 4

This is Part 4 of a series on AlwaysOn and FCI integration in SQL Server. In this article we will learn how to add the iSCSI disk storage to our SQL Server nodes and build the cluster.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/05/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mirroring
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SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Groups and FCIs Part 3

Part 3 of the AO and FCI integration series. This article gets SQL Server configured on the nodes and ready for work.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/04/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: alwayson
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SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Groups and FCIs Part 2

This is Part 2 of a series on AlwaysOn and FCI integration in SQL Server. In this article we will learn how to add the iSCSI disk storage to our SQL Server nodes and build the cluster.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/03/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: alwayson
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SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Groups and FCIs Part 1

Learn how to get a Failover Cluster Instance set up and configured with Windows and SQL Server. This is part of a series showing how to combine a Failover Cluster Instance of SQL Server with an AlwaysOn availability group.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/02/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: alwayson
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Moving Database Files in SQL Server

A short article that talks about the isues with moving SQL Server database files around on your storage subsystem.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2013/02/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: files and filegroups
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Repairing a Broken Log Shipping Plan From a Differential Backup

This article details how to reinitialise a Log Shipping scenario from a primary differential backup  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2013/12/20 (first published: 2012/09/27) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: differential
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Combining AlwaysOn Groups With Failover Cluster Instances

This article discusses failover cluster instances and AlwaysOn groups  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2012/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: fci
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TDE and SQL Server Databases

The article discusses and demonstrates TDE for SQL Server databases  Read more...
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012

This article discusses and demonstrates AlwaysOn Availability groups in SQL Server 2012, a new feature for high availability.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2012/08/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: alwayson
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How to Create a Corrupt SQL Server Database

This article details how to create a corrupt SQL Server database for testing purposes  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/08/08 (first published: 2012/05/04) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: checkdb
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SQL Server Log Shipping Between Standalone\Workgroup Computers

This article describes the requirements to log ship databases between workgroup computers  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2012/01/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: log shipping
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Implementing Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Policies & Multi Pathing

Impementing iSCSI multi-pathing and redundancy policies  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2012/03/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: iscsi
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Using and Creating Mount Points in SQL Server

This article talks about the use of mount points on Windows server for SQL Server installations and shows how you can create them.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2011/11/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mount points
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Creating a 2 Node SQL Server 2008 Virtual Cluster Part 3

This article continues the series on how to create a 2 node Windows\SQL Server 2008 cluster with a look at slipstreaming the service pack and cumulative updates needed.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2011/08/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: clustering
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Creating a 2 Node SQL Server 2008 Virtual Cluster Part 2

Learn how to create a Windows\SQL Server 2008 virtual cluster. In this article learn about the Windows clustering setup.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2013/12/24 (first published: 2011/07/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: clustering
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