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Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware®: Doing IT Right by Michael Webster, Jeff Szastak, Michael Corey

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Chapter 9. Architecting for Availability: Choosing the Right Solution

There are many choices when it comes to protecting your database, but the database is not the only application to consider. Too often individuals become too focused on a technology and not a solution. This chapter will not provide a “silver bullet solution” for database availability. The goal of this chapter, and the philosophy of the authors, is to provide the right solution for the right use case based on customer discussions. While there are many “right” solutions, it is important to design the right solution for the right use case.

This chapter will walk through options available to DBAs and vSphere Administrators for high availability, business continuity, disaster recovery, ...

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