Category Archives: Availability Groups

Reporting Services Databases on Availability Groups

In my current job as a DBA, one of my missions is making everything as automated as possible and making sure that when things go wrong(trust me, they will), the applications that are using my environment can smoothly continue to run with less intervention possible.

You will make mistakes which is part of the job, learning from those mistakes is what makes you grow. Today I want to share with you a few tips that will make your experience with SSRS Databases and Availability Groups less painful. Read the rest of this entry

Removing Databases from Availability Groups with Powershell

Those days at work I had to remove a bunch of databases from the Availability Groups and later drop them from the primary and secondary replicas. I know I could do the click, click and drop thing, but why not PowerShell? Read the rest of this entry

Adding SSISDB to AG for SQL Server 2016

Hi Everyone,

I’ve setup a new SQL Server 2016 AG Environment for Developers where they will use it for deploying and testing code, which means that they also want to SQL Server Integration Services for deploying and executing SSIS Packages. From SQL Server 2012 and onwards we have the new deployment model for SSIS and also the addition of SSISDB.

One of the features highly requested was the ability to add SSISDB to AG, which was also added, but before SQL Server 2016 the failover of the SSISDB database has to be done manually, on which you end up having more work to do. In SQL Server 2016 it was added the possibility for automatic failover of SSISDB. Read the rest of this entry