Behind the Scenes with Storage Replica and RDMA

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    AndyBall

    Cool. Will it work with SQL Server 2014/6 ?

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    NedPyle

    That is the plan. More news to come.

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    hornygoatwe​ed

    A perfect format for an IT/Server video. So much good stuff in this video, all without showing any windows UI or powershell.

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    RicksterCDN

    @hornygoatweed: Glad you liked it! Took a bit longer to produce, but I think Ned and Greg pulled it off well.

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    OmariO

    I like this deep dive videos.

    Windows is not only about windows )

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    Mike

    Terrific! & nice shirt Ned :)

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    AndyBall

    Me again, watched the video , pretty cool .  So I assume . practically, that you can't do Synchronous Replication using TCP/IP  (as opposed to Infiband etc that was talked about)   due to the <=5ms requirement ?

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    Cesaredelga​dov

    Hi
    Does it have spanich subtitles?

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    Niels

    A seriously cool video! Good info, explanation and very nice to just film it at the office instead of a shiny studio. Me not like shiny studio's!

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    Michel

    Guys, to really test this I need access to your lab. What is IP and credentials please? I won't * it up! :)

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    RicksterCDN

    @Niels:Glad you liked the alternate shot format instead of studio. Sometimes I like to mix it up!

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    NedPyle

    Rick yelled at me to come answer some questions, so here be I. :) Thanks again, Rickster.

    @AndyBall - you absolutely can use normal, non-RDMA, TCP/IP based networking with SR. If you don't have RDMA NICs, it just happens. Getting 5ms or less with TCPIP SMB 3.1.1 is doable, especially if you want to stay at the campus or near metro ranges and your network infrastructure isn't 40 bajillion firewall hops.

    The 5ms isn't a requirement, BTW, just a strong recommendation - we have to give guidance and this number seemed reasonable. If you like having 300ms latency, by all means. We are here to provide you with enough rope... :)

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