CHAPTER 2High-Availability and Disaster-Recovery Enhancements

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 delivers significant enhancements to well-known, critical capabilities such as high availability (HA) and disaster recovery. These enhancements promise to assist organizations in achieving their highest level of confidence to date in their server environments. Server Core support, breakthrough features such as AlwaysOn Availability Groups and active secondaries, and key improvements to features such as failover clustering are improvements that provide organizations a range of accommodating options to achieve maximum application availability and data protection for SQL Server instances and databases within a datacenter and across datacenters.

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