Perth SQL Server User Group

We have meetings once a month on a Thursday. As of September 2013 the group will be meeting at the Enex 100 Seminar Room at 100 St George's Terrace.

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-- Jenny



Topic: Help me Availability Groups, You’re the only 1 who can save me!
Date: Thursday, 30th April, 5.00pm-7.00pm

Warwick Rudd


Data Recovery is a major part of a DBA’s job. As a DBA how can we ensure our mission critical data is available and recoverable in a timely manner when disaster strikes. As a production support DBA how can you ensure you’re mission critical data is protected? With the release of SQL Server 2014, changes were made to the AlwaysOn Availability Group feature set. In this session Warwick will introduce you to what Availability Groups are, breaking the confusion of DB Mirroring, FCI’s and AG’s, Introduce the new AG functionality and show you how this feature set can be used to extend your mission critical disaster recovery capabilities to cloud city.

Speaker Bio:

Warwick Rudd is a SQL Server MVP, Microsoft Certified Master – SQL 2008, MCT, Founder and Principal Consultant at SQL Masters Consulting. With over 15 years of experience beginning with the release of SQL Server 6.5 he has worked in both Australia and England from small start-ups to Multi-National Corporations. Warwick predominantly specializes in designing and implementing HA & DR solutions. He is a frequent speaker at local SQL User Groups & SQLSaturday events in Australia and New Zealand.