Choosing Between SQL Server 2012 & SQL Server 2008

2015-09-10T10:00:58+00:00 September 10th, 2015|

Why Use SQL Server 2012 instead of SQL Server 2008 R2? What are typical bases for making the decision? Which apply to this decision? When would we not choose 2012? Let’s dig in. As all of you know, SQL Server 2012 has been released for general use for a while [...]

Understanding AlwaysOn & Mirroring with SQL Server 2012

2013-04-18T10:22:49+00:00 April 18th, 2013|

Today, we dig back into SQL Server 2012 to look at AlwaysOn, Clustering, Log Shipping , Mirroring , Replication & Snap Shots, focusing on the what, the why and the who cares! I’ve been asked about these different items repeatedly by various other engineers and users. […]

New Features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012

2012-05-15T07:48:49+00:00 May 15th, 2012|

(Welcome to The Next Byte, a series on Microsoft SharePoint and SQL Server written by Don Conrad, a.k.a. “Don SQL”, the SharePoint database wizard and expert in all things SQL-related. In this post Don examines new features in SQL Server 2012. Missed an installment of The Next Byte? Check [...]