SnapManager provides an integrated data management solution for Microsoft SQL Server that dramatically boosts the availability and reliability of SQL Server databases. This chapter explains briefly what SnapManager does and does not do and describes its components.
Terms and technologies
This section defines the terms and technologies referenced in this guide. Each term or technology is described within a SnapManager-specific context.
SQL Server 2012 Support
The new features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 provide for integrated high availability and disaster recovery solutions through the AlwaysOn feature, and introduce AlwaysOn availability groups and AlwaysOn failover clusters; the combination provides enhanced availability for both databases and instances. SnapManager for SQL Server simplifies the creation and management of backups of databases on servers in AlwaysOn availability groups.