Category: Availability Group

Migrating Database Mirroring to an Availability Group – No 2
Posted by Rob Risetto on August 09, 2015

Flowing on from my previous article Migrating Database Mirroring to an Availability Group I thought it might be worth posting the high level steps that worked for me in converting a SQL Server 2008 R2/Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Database Mirroring implementation into a two node Availability Group environment with the second

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Migrating Database Mirroring to an Availability Group
Posted by Rob Risetto on January 20, 2015

Recently I had to develop a migration plan to move a two server SQL Server 2008 R2 database mirroring environment to a two server SQL Server 2012 Availability Group (AG). The challenges were to minimise down time where possible, avoid transferring 40+ GB of database backups to the second server in the disaster recovery site and to perform the upgrade in line (i.e. no new equipment or VMs).

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