This chapter will discuss how to administer AlwaysOn features. We will first look at cluster maintenance, including rolling patch upgrades and removing an instance. We will then discuss managing Availability Groups, including monitoring with the AlwaysOn Dashboard and a demonstration of how to failover.
Managing a Cluster
Installing the cluster is not the end of the road from an administrative perspective. You still need to periodically perform maintenance tasks. The following sections describe some of the most common maintenance tasks.
Moving the Instance between Nodes
Other than protecting against unplanned outages, ...