Suresh Raavi is a database professional, with a zest for SQL Server specializing in Administration and performance tuning. Presently, he is a Sr. SQL Server DBA at the Microsoft Products and Services IT SQL team, taking part in various challenging projects, focusing mainly on performance tuning, database development, high availability and database design. He is passionate about database technologies and "data" in general. He has earned the MCITP Database Administrator 2008, and holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He provides insights from the field on his blog at http://SqlServerZest.com. His hobbies includes Running and Travelling.
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Question of the Day

Read Only Replica in SQL Server Standard

Our environment runs using SQL Server Standard. We are implementing Availability groups. Our database has been experiencing high read volumes, so I want to let the application read the Synchronized Secondary replica, as I read that HADR does this. Can we implement this?

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