I380 Corridor PASS Chapter

  Eastern Iowa's SQL Server User Group
  Cedar Rapids • Iowa City

Meeting Details

Tuesday,

February

10

SQL Server Availability Groups

  • In-Person @ 201 S Clinton St, Iowa City, Iowa (map)
  • Tue, Feb 10 2015
    17:30 - 19:30 (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

Featured Presentation:

Extending Your Availability Group for Disaster Recovery

Ed Leighton-Dick, Founder/Principal Consultant Kingfisher Technologies

Did you know that SQL Server Availability Groups can be a great solution for disaster recovery? Availability groups have become well known for their high availability capabilities, and for good reason: they work well, they remove some of clustering’s limitations, and they are fairly straightforward to setup. Extending an availability group to multiple sites for disaster recovery becomes more complicated. A lot of moving parts have to come together for it to work properly - SQL Server, Windows, Active Directory, and DNS all get involved in this advanced configuration. In this session, we’ll discuss some of the factors that complicate a multi-site availability group deployment, and we’ll walk through a multi-site deployment so you can see how it’s done.

About Ed:
Ed Leighton-Dick is a SQL Server performance and architecture expert with over twenty-three years of experience in development, database administration, and system administration. In 2014, he founded Kingfisher Technologies, a consultancy focused on SQL Server performance, architecture, and security. Ed volunteers his time with PASS, including roles as Midwest Regional Mentor, Chapter Leader of I-380 PASS SQL Server User Group, and organizer of SQLSaturday Iowa City. He can often be found teaching sessions at local, regional, and national events, including user groups, SQLSaturday events, and Iowa Code Camp. Outside of work, he is a devoted husband, father of two beautiful girls, and beginning runner. Ed can be reached through his blog, edleightondick.com, and on Twitter at @eleightondick.

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