Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering

Authors: Hirt, Allan

  • Written by the only SQL Server author with an existing reputation built on the topics of high-availability and failover-clustering
  • Written by the same author who wrote Microsoft’s SQL Server 2000 whitepaper on failover clustering, co-wrote Microsoft’s SQL Server 2005 whitepaper on the same topic, and who also developed other material and presentations on failover clustering and high availability for Microsoft
  • Written by an author with an established audience ready and waiting to buy his next book
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Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering is dedicated to the planning, implementation, and administration of clustered SQL Server 2008 implementations. Whether deploying a single–instance, two–node cluster or a multiple–node, many–instance cluster for consolidation, this book will detail all of the considerations and pitfalls that may be encountered along the way. Clustering and high–availability expert Allan Hirt shares his many years of wisdom and experience, showing how to put together the right combination of people, processes, technology, and best practices to create and manage world–class, highly available SQL Server 2008 failover clusters.

  • Provides a comprehensive look at SQL Server 2008 failover clustering from the first steps of planning to daily administration
  • Goes beyond just SQL Server 2008 and also covers Windows Server 2008 clustering in depth with a SQL Server focus
  • Covers how and where virtualization can be used with failover clusters
  • Addresses the needs of enterprise–class, 24/7 SQL Server 2008 implementations
  • Written by the leading expert on SQL Server failover clustering

About the authors

Allan Hirt is a Microsoft Cluster "Most Valuable Professional" living just outside of Boston. Starting as an intern at Sybase in college, Allan has used SQL Server in its various forms since 1992. For the past 10 years, he has traveled all over the world to train, mentor, and work with clients. He has also authored or contributed to publications about SQL Server for various outlets including Microsoft and SQL Server Magazine via whitepapers, webcasts, training courses, and books. He is a frequent speaker at conferences like TechEd and SQL PASS. Allan s website and blog can be found at http://www.sqlha.com and at @SQLHA on Twitter.

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1967-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1966-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Allan Hirt
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-1967-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1966-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
424
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