AlwaysOn at SQLPASS 2012

SQLPASS is next week at the Washington State Convention Center (Seattle).

AlwaysOn will again be a significant aspect.

There’ll be many sessions discussing AlwaysOn from Microsoft and MVPs, a mission-critical booth where we’ll give guidance to customers, and a demo in the demo theater.


Wednesday 11/7


SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Drilldown

Luis Vargas (Microsoft)

10:15 am – 11:30 am


Replication vs. AlwaysOn:  Scalability Solutions with SQL Server 2012

Meir Dudai (MVP)


1:30 pm – 2:45 pm


SQLCAT: AlwaysOn HA/DR Design Patterns, Architectures and  Best Practices

Sanjay Mishra, Mike Weiner (Microsoft)

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm


Real-Life SQL 2012  Availability Group Lessons Learned

Brent Ozar (MVP)

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm


SQLCAT: AlwaysOn Unplugged – Everything You Want to Know  About AlwaysOn

Steve Lindell, Min He, Eric Kang, Sanjay Mishra Goden Yao,  Jean-Yves Devant, Sunil Agarwal, Dan Benediktson, Mahesh Sreenivas, Yuxi Bai,  Matt Neerincx (Microsoft)

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm


SQLCAT: How Does Microsoft  Run Its SAP Landscape on Windows and SQL Server?

Juergen Thomas (Microsoft)

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm




Luis Vargas (Microsoft)

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Product Pavilion

Thursday 11/8


AlwaysOn: Availability Groups  and Replication Working Together

Jean-Yves Devant (Microsoft)

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm


SQLCAT: SQL  Server 2012 AlwaysOn HA/DR Customer Panel

Sanjay Mishra (Microsoft)

Ayad Shammout, David Smith,  Michael Steineke,  Thomas Grohser, Wolfgang Kutschera (MVPs)

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm


Demo Theater

Using SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn  Availability Groups for cost-effective high availability and disaster  recovery

Luis Vargas (Microsoft)

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Product Pavilion

Friday 11/9


SQL Server in Azure VM  patterns: Hybrid DR, data movement and BI

Guy Bowerman, Ross LoForte (Microsoft)

9:45 am – 11:00 am


The Good, Bad, and Ugly of  Deploying AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Allan Hirt, David Smith,  Michael Steineke (MVPs)

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm