Availability databases hosted on SQL Server Always On Availability Groups (AG) can be connected using a unique Virtual Network Name (VNN), called the Availability Group Listener. When an Availability Group is enabled, clients can connect to databases in both primary and secondary replicas without explicitly specifying the SQL Server instance name. You don’t even need […]
In this case, the cause of the long failover time was enabling Query Store after upgrading, for a database with a large workload of ad hoc queries, meaning there was 100GB of Query Store data to load.
In SQL Server 2016 the availability group automatic seeding functionality is implemented. This article will detail the steps to use of SSMS with automatic seeding and its limitations.
In this tip, Manvendra Singh will cover how to add another database to an existing Always On Availability Group.