Accelerated Database Recovery In SQL Server 2019

Frank Gill notes an exciting new feature in SQL Server 2019:

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” -Arthur C. Clarke

In this morning’s keynote session at PASS Summit 2018, public preview of a new feature in Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2019 called Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR) was announced.  This changes the way that SQL Server handles recovery of a SQL Server instance on start up.

This looks really good for large databases, where recovery can sometimes be measured in hours.

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