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Microsoft® SQL Server 2005: Changing the Paradigm (SQL Server 2005 Public Beta Edition) by Scalability Experts, Inc.

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Chapter 8. Reliability and High Availability in the Database Engine

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Reliability Enhancements

Availability Enhancements

The term reliability refers to a system’s support for maintaining stability and integrity. High availability can be thought of as the ability of a system to continue serving client connections in the event of a hardware, software, or system failure. A highly available system is almost always operational and accessible to clients.

Reliability and availability are two important characteristics that define the level of quality of service offered by a database system. This chapter introduces SQL Server 2005 database engine features that make database solutions reliable and highly available.

Reliability Enhancements ...

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