SQL Server high availability. Log shipping or replication, clustering or some other solution. It's a challenge and as companies grow more dependent on their databases, it's one that more and more DBAs face everyday. Paul Ibison has taken a look at how log shipping and replication can be compared in the quest for high availability.
2008-06-27 (first published: 2004-06-17)
SQL Server 2000 replication is usually simple and easy to setup and work with. However there are many restrictions to ensure this, one of which is the alteration of a column which is engaged in replication. Author Paul Ibison brings us two options for altering columns.
2007-11-30 (first published: 2005-01-19)