Deploying a SQL Server Failover Clustered Instance on Windows Server 2008/2012/2012 R2 has become a lot easier with the availability of online resources. However, making it easy does not mean ignoring the basic principles of the underlying technology. In this session, learn the fundamentals and principles behind how Windows Server Failover Clustering works and how SQL Server leverages on the technology, allowing you to build highly available database infrastructures with either failover clustered instances and Availability Groups. Really smart SQL Server DBAs know what it takes to make their SQL Server databases highly available.


Edwin Sarmiento

Edwin Sarmiento is a SQL Server MVP from Ottawa,Canada specializing in high availability,disaster recovery & system infrastructures running on the Microsoft server technology stack.He is very passionate about technology but has interests in music,professional & organizational development,leadership & management matters when not working with databases.He lives up to his primary mission statement -“To help people and organizations grow and develop their full potential as God has planned for them.”