The nominations for Snapmanager for SQL Server codenamed "Heitz" early access program starting on June 18,2012 are open.
SQL Server 2012 introduces new integrated high availability and disaster recovery solution in SQL Server called "AlwaysOn". AlwaysOn provides both database level and instance level availability and enables businesses to achieve the required 9's for their mission critical application by introducing AlwaysOn Availability Group, a new feature that provides database availability in SQL Server. It enhances and combines database mirroring and log shipping capabilities to enable:
Application failover using virtual name
Backup from secondary
The new features included in the SMSQL codenamed "Heitz" release are :
SQL Server 2012 support
Connecting to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn
Cluster Configuration Wizard with AlwaysOn
Backup with AlwaysOn
Restore with AlwaysOn
Reseeding with AlwaysOn
Clone with AlwaysOn
Please email your nominations at firstname.lastname@example.org .