Paul Ibison

Log Shipping vs. Replication

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.

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2008-06-27 (first published: )

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High Availability (DR) Using SQL Server 2005 Transactional Replication

One of the four high availability technologies in SQL Server is replication, though this can be very cumbersome to setup and get working. Longtime author Paul Ibison looks at how this has changed from SQL Server 2000 to 2005 and what you should consider before setting this up.

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2008-04-17

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Merge Replication - Manual Range Handling

SQL Server 2000 replication is a great feature, but it can cause some headaches at times. Since the use of identities is something many people take advantage of, learning to handle these in a replication scenario is critical. Author Paul Ibison has done extensive work with replication and brings us two techniques to help manage the ranges of values.

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2005-01-13

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How to Short-circuit Where Clauses

There are many times when you might be concatenating text in a stored procedure to make a where clause, because the input parameters are optional. An alternative is to create many versions of the stored procedure - one for each possible combination of parameters - which can soon become too big. There is a more […]

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2001-11-25

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