9780672337765

SQL Server 2016 High Availability Unleashed (includes Content Update Program)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780672337765

  • ISBN10:

    0672337762

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-07-25
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing

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Summary

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SQL Server 2016 High Availability Unleashed provides start-to-finish coverage of SQL Server’s powerful high availability (HA) solutions for your traditional on-premise databases, cloud-based databases (Azure or AWS), hybrid databases (on-premise coupled with the cloud), and your emerging Big Data solutions.

This complete guide introduces an easy-to-follow, formal HA methodology that has been refined over the past several years and helps you identity the right HA solution for your needs. There is also additional coverage of both disaster recovery and business continuity architectures and considerations. You are provided with step-by-step guides, examples, and sample code to help you set up, manage, and administer these highly available solutions. All examples are based on existing production deployments at major Fortune 500 companies around the globe.

This book is for all intermediate-to-advanced SQL Server and Big Data professionals, but is also organized so that the first few chapters are great foundation reading for CIOs, CTOs, and even some tech-savvy CFOs.

  • Learn a formal, high availability methodology for understanding and selecting the right HA solution for your needs
  • Deep dive into Microsoft Cluster Services
  • Use selective data replication topologies
  • Explore thorough details on AlwaysOn and availability groups
  • Learn about HA options with log shipping and database mirroring/ snapshots
  • Get details on Microsoft Azure for Big Data and Azure SQL
  • Explore business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Learn about on-premise, cloud, and hybrid deployments
  • Provide all types of database needs, including online transaction processing, data warehouse and business intelligence, and Big Data
  • Explore the future of HA and disaster recovery

In addition, this book is part of InformIT’s exciting Content Update Program, which provides content updates for major technology improvements! As significant updates are made to SQL Server, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the technologies. As updates become available, they will be delivered to you via a free Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit informit.com/cup.

How to access the Web Edition: Follow the instructions inside to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

Author Biography

Paul Bertucci is the founder of Data by Design (www.dataXdesign.com) a database consulting firm with offices in the United States and Paris, France. He has more than 30 years of experience with database design, data modeling, data architecture, data replication, performance and tuning, distributed data systems, big data/Hadoop, data integration, high availability, disaster recovery/business continuity, master data management/data quality, and system architectures for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including Intel, Coca-Cola, Symantec, Autodesk, Apple, Toshiba, Lockheed, Wells Fargo, Merrill-Lynch, Safeway, Texaco, Charles Schwab, Wealth Front, Pacific Gas and Electric, Dayton Hudson, Abbott Labs, Cisco Systems, Sybase, and Honda, to name a few. He has written numerous articles, company and international data standards, and high-profile courses such as “Performance and Tuning” and “Physical Database Design” for Sybase and “Entity Relationship Modeling” courses for Chen & Associates (Dr. Peter P. Chen). Other Sams books that he has authored include the highly popular Microsoft SQL Server Unleashed series (SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2014), ADO.NET in 24 Hours, and Microsoft SQL Server High Availability.

He has deployed numerous traditional database systems with MS SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, and Oracle database engines, big data databases with Hadoop, and non-SQL databases (value pair) such as Oracle’s NoSQL and Cassandra NoSQL. He has designed/architected several commercially available tools in the database, data modeling, performance and tuning, data integrity, data integration, and multidimensional planning spaces.

Paul is also an experienced leader of global enterprise architecture teams for multi-billion dollar companies and lead global teams in data warehousing/BI, big data, master data management, identity management, enterprise application integration, and collaboration systems. He has held positions such as chief data architect for Symantec, chief architect and director of Shared Services for Autodesk, CTO for Diginome, and CTO for both LISI and PointCare. Paul speaks regularly at many conferences and gatherings worldwide, such as SQL Saturday’s, Ignite, TechEd, MDM Summit, Oracle World, Informatica World, SRII, MIT Chief Data Officer symposium, and many others.

Paul received his formal education in computer science and electrical engineering from UC Berkeley (Go, Bears!). He lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest (Oregon) with the three children who still live at home (Donny, Juliana, and Nina) and lives near the other two, “working” adult children, Marissa and Paul Jr., who live in Portland.

Paul can be reached at pbertucci@dataXdesign.com.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding High Availability
2. Microsoft High Availability Options
3. Choosing High Availability
4. Failover Clustering
5. SQL Server Clustering
6. AlwaysOn and Availability Groups
7. SQL Server Database Snapshots
8. SQL Server Data Replication
9. SQL Server Log Shipping Warm Standby
10. High Availability Options in the Cloud
11. HA and Big Data Options
12. Hardware/OS Options for HA
13. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
14. Putting It All Together
15. Upgrading Your Current Deployment to HA
16. High Availability and Security
17. Future Direction of High Availability

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