Using SDP-Enhanced Availability Groups to Unlock Your Free Azure Replica

Featuring Microsoft Principal Program Manager Kevin Farlee


Microsoft recently announced a significant licensing change that applies to SQL Server 2012 and newer. Now licensed SQL Server covered by Software Assurance is allowed up to three free secondary replicas, including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Azure secondaries.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about DH2i’s SDP-enhanced AG software that makes deploying and managing these free availability group replicas easier than ever, including:

  • Support for automatic failover across mixed Windows and Linux AG clusters
  • Hybrid cloud implementations between on-premises and Azure without a VPN
  • Peak performance with simple configuration & setup


About Kevin Farlee

Kevin Farlee has over 30 years in the industry, in both database as well as storage management software. In his current role as a Principal Program Manager on the Microsoft Data Platform team, he is responsible for developing features in the SQL server platform focusing on HA/DR for SQL Server solutions across platforms.