Course Catalog > SQL Server Availability Fundamentals

Availability is a key directive for all SQL Server deployments. If you are responsible for developing, deploying, and/or administering SQL Server in any form, it is your job to ensure the availability of data when the business needs it. However, it is often a matter of when – not if – downtime may occur, so you must to be prepared to minimize the impact and get back up and running as soon as possible.

SQLHAU’s SQL Server Availability Fundamentals class is designed to provide students with the foundation to increase uptime, minimize downtime, and provide a reliable SQL Server experience day in and day out. Real world learnings from nearly 20 years of experience will be taught. During the day you will learn the following:

  • What it really takes to achieve highly available SQL Server deployments and how to approach downtime when it occurs
  • How to define service level agreements, recovery time objectives, and recovery point objectives
  • How to approach both local high availability as well as offsite disaster recovery
  • Understand and know the difference between all of the built-in availability features of SQL Server, as well as the scenarios where each one fits
  • How virtualization and the public cloud change and influence SQL Server availability
  • How to approach patching while minimizing downtime to the business
  • Actionable tips and tricks that can be put to use immediatel

SQL Server Availability Fundamentals covers multiple versions of SQL Server (2008 through 2016) as well as Windows Server (2008 R2 through 2016) since companies often support multiple versions of SQL Server and Windows Server simultaneously. The class will also touch on what is coming in SQL Server v.Next with its support of Linux.

When you are ready to begin your journey to become an availability hero, there is no better class to get you started than SQL Server Availability Fundamentals. Check our Events calendar to see when this class is being offered and register today. Don’t see it being offered? Contact us to inquire as to when it will be offered next, or let us know if you are interested in having us come onsite or want a virtual delivery.

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