Are high availability and disaster recovery the same thing? High availability and disaster recovery are both very important and meaningful for business continuity but should be considered as completely different topics. In a recent webinar, Consultant and DBA Michael Wall, teaches you all you need to know about HR and DR, as well as how you should be using them in your environment.
What is your disaster recovery plan for your Azure SQL Data Warehouse? Today I’d like to talk about disaster recovery in Azure SQL Data Warehouse, more specifically, about a feature that was released with Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 called Geo-backup policy.
Keeping businesses online and operational is a key concern, no matter the nature of your downtime. Most companies don’t focus on business continuity until it’s too late or have incomplete, untested barebones recovery plans. High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Backup are all critical to a complete business continuity solution. In a recent webinar, Senior Principal Architect Chris Seferlis discussed how leveraging Azure for disaster recovery and business continuity is the most effective way to ensure you’re protected.
Everyone is talking about Azure these days, and though many have started using it, there are still many who have yet to touch it. In this post I’ll point out 3 ways you can test the Azure waters within your organization to see how it fits and figure out how you can start to use it.
There’s a lot of talk about storage options. When working with customers, I often introduce them to Azure through storage, since it’s a great way to leverage cloud assets in a positive, non-threatening way.
Having a data/disaster recovery site or plan in place is crucial today, whether for compliance or to ensure if anything does happen, then your business will still be able to operate. Today’s episode of Azure Every Day focuses on Azure Site Recovery.
As data platform professionals, our number one responsibility is to make sure that the data we are providing to our customers and users is available to them whenever they need it. The last thing we want to have happen is for our business to lose a customer because their “highly available” data wasn’t available when needed or, worse yet, a datacenter-related disaster meant their data was lost and never available to them.