Microsoft's IT organization planned to upgrade its underlying database infrastructure for answers.microsoft.com from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2014. At the same time, the organization's server hardware was approaching end of life, so the team decided the timing was right to move to a virtualized environment. All these changes coming at the same time presented the IT team with several big challenges.
ScaleArc delivered the following benefits: integration with SQL Server 2014 for continuous availability; zero downtime maintenance; and auto failover for high availability across regions. Find out more: Read the ScaleArc case study.