SQL expert, Joseph D'Antoni will share the surprising results of his investigation into the TCO of high availability and disaster recovery protection for SQL Server deployments. Learn how to save hundreds of thousands of dollars by reducing SQL Server licensing costs and eliminating SAN hardware costs while delivering complete HA and DR protection. Joseph will examine the hardware, software, and storage costs associated with traditional cluster solutions and he will review the licensing changes that were introduced in SQL Server 2012 that are driving up the cost of HA and DR features.
Joseph D'Antoni is an Senior Architect with more than a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is currently Solutions Architect for SQL Server and Big Data for Anexinet in Blue Bell, PA. He is frequent speaker at major tech events, and blogger about all topics technology. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. He holds a MSCE BI, a BS in CIS from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA from North Carolina State.