SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

June 22, 2009 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies to Present Live Webinar on Simpler SQL Server High Availability

Webinar to Feature SQL Expert Stephen Wynkoop

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - Marathon Technologies, the only provider of fault-tolerant, high availability software for physical and virtual servers, will present the live webcast, "SQL Availability: Protecting Your Database and Applications," featuring Microsoft® SQL Server Expert Stephen Wynkoop. The presentation will review high availability options for SQL Server, the preferred database management system for a large number of Windows-based applications. The webinar will also highlight the importance of protecting not only the SQL database, but also its related applications. Various back-up and restore options will be explained, as well as a new approach using Marathon's everRun® automated high availability software that focuses on prevention instead of recovery. The webinar will also include a live Q&A session with Wynkoop, who will answer users' specific questions related to SQL availability.

Topic: SQL Availability: Protecting Your Database and Applications

Date: Wednesday, June 24, at 8:30 am PDT, 11:30 am EDT, 3:30 pm GMT

Speakers: Stephen Wynkoop, founder,; and Michael Bilancieri, senior director of products, Marathon Technologies

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In this live webcast, Wynkoop and Bilancieri will highlight:

--  Best practices for reducing or eliminating likely downtime causes and
--  The importance of protecting both the SQL database and the
    applications it supports
--  How-to tailor the levels of availability for balancing costs and risks

Stephen Wynkoop is a database professional, author, and lecturer working extensively with Microsoft-based products and technologies, with an emphasis on client/server technologies and the Internet. Stephen is president and founder of the SQL Server World Wide Users Group ( and is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. He has been developing applications and consulting in the computer industry for more than 15 years. Stephen is a regular speaker at Microsoft's technical conferences and has written books on Access, NT, and other subjects. Stephen is also the host of "SelectViews," a weekly show that takes a pop culture look at working in the occasionally strange and always evolving world of databases.

About Marathon Technologies

With more than 2500 global customers, Marathon is the world's first provider of fault-tolerant, automated, high availability and disaster recovery software for physical and virtual servers. Marathon everRun® software prevents outages and data loss -- without IT intervention or specialized IT skills. Organizations using everRun achieve continuous availability, 100% data protection, and rapid disaster recovery -- all through automated "click-to-protect" operation. In the past 18 months, the company has been recognized with more than a dozen major industry awards including "Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology," "SearchServerVirtualization 2008 Products of the Year," "10 Virtualization Vendors to Watch in 2009." The company was also recognized as a 2008 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate, a winner in eWEEK's Eighth Annual Excellence Awards Program and finalist for 2009 Citrix Ready Solution of the Year. For more information visit

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