Mirroring in SQL Server Denali

The new mirroring features in SQL Server 2011 sound great. The clustering technologies are getting a much needed update, and will no longer require shared storage. Having recently troubleshooted a broken SQL failover cluster with a quorum drive issue I’ve been a little wary of HA clustering lately. The online mirror capabilities are huge. This makes for some very interesting possibilities like having all your readers hit the mirror, or even running backups on the mirror.

more info on Brent’s blog.

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