O'Reilly logo

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability by Hemantgiri S. Goswami

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Understanding Windows Domains, Domain Users, and SQL Server Security

In this chapter, you will get an introduction to Windows domains, domain users, and SQL Server security. This will make clear and enable you to understand how the SQL Server Security mechanism works and how tightly it is integrated with the Windows domain.

In this chapter, we will learn about most important terms of Windows Servers and SQL Server, which will help us understand clustering in Windows Server as well as SQL server. We will learn about:

  • What a Windows domain is and what domain users are
  • Various authentication modes in Windows Server
  • Authentication modes in SQL Server
  • Fixed server and fixed database roles in SQL Server
  • What clustering is
  • What is new in SQL Server ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required