Is it supported/recommended to protect a SQL Always On group with Zerto? Looking into deploying Always On groups instead of failover cluster with active/passive replicas in the same datacenter. For DR, assuming you did not want to or could not add another replica, would you protect the primary replica VM with Zerto? Would it make sense for you to also protect the passive replica VM, in case the roles change/it fails over?
We most definitely support protecting a SQL Always On availability group with Zerto. Using a local Always-On cluster with Zerto protecting it to the DR site gives you the best of both worlds. The key reasons for using Zerto to protect the cluster rather than adding a 3rd cluster node are:
Here are my recommendations:
Any further questions let me know. Thanks,
is this information documented in PDF or something to share to my customer I know who you are and why you post here but my customer would like to see in a PDF from the vendor
Do you have any step by step documents or user guide on setting this up with Do’s and Dont’s
Information on this can be found in our SQL best practices guide: http://s3.amazonaws.com/zertodownload_docs/Latest/SQLBestPractices.pdf.