Considerations for Configuring Log Shipping for a cross-domain clustered instance of SQL Server over a Firewall

Last week, one of my customers had engaged me for consulting to configure Log Shipping on clustered instance of SQL Servers which are running in different domains. In other words, the primary and secondary servers are in different domains. While Log Shipping is pretty easy to configure but configuring log-shipping for a cross-domain clustered instance… Continue reading Considerations for Configuring Log Shipping for a cross-domain clustered instance of SQL Server over a Firewall

Steps to Failover and Failback a Log Shipping Database in SQL 2000

Recently for one of our customers we had to perform a DR drill activity. To give a background on the environment, they were using SQL 2000 Database as a backend of SAP Application and the SQL Database was log shipped to Remote DR server. We had also customized the Log Shipping to add compression/decompression logic… Continue reading Steps to Failover and Failback a Log Shipping Database in SQL 2000