Achieve High-Availability with SQL Server 2008

At the heart of every organization is a database.  The
database is the lifeblood of each company, and when it is down revenue dollars
are lost, as well as customers.  Keeping your database up 24×7 is critical to
the success of your business.  With SQL Server 2008, Microsoft has enhanced its
high availability and scalability features to meet the demands of today’s
organizations.

In this white paper, you will find out how SQL Server 2008
can help your organization achieve the database stability needed to support your
day-to-day and long-range database needs.   The following high-availability
topics will be discussed in this paper:

• Database Mirroring

• Log Shipping

• Failover Clustering

• Peer to Peer Replication

• Database Snapshots

• Dynamic Configuration

SQL Server 2008 provides a number of different features you
can use to improve the uptime of the critical databases that support your
organization.  Picking the features that you need can sometimes be a difficult
task. This paper will help explain the different features and how they work
together to make sure you select the features needed to meet your
high-availability requirements.

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