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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability by Hemantgiri S. Goswami

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Chapter 8. Database Mirroring

Mr. Young, who is the Principal DBA in XY Incorporation, a large manufacturing company, was asked to come up with a solution that could serve his company's needs to make a database server highly available, without a manual or minimal human intervention. He was also asked to keep in mind the limited budget the company has for the financial year.

After careful research, he has come up with an idea to go with Database Mirroring as it provides an option of Automatic Failover — a cost effective solution. He has prepared a technical document for the management and peers, in order to make them understand how it works, based on tests he performed on virtual test servers. Here is the list of topics covered in this documentation: ...

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