May 2015 Entries

SQL Server IaaS and Retry Logic

Recently I had an interesting discussion with a customer and a question came up: should we still worry about Retry Handling in our application code when our SQL Server runs in virtual machines in an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) implementation? More about the question First, let’s review this question in more detail. Let’s assume you currently run an application on virtual machines (or even physical machines) that are hosted at your favorite hosting provider, and you are interested in moving ......