With e-mail becoming one of the most popular choices for business communications, it is now more important than ever for e-mail to always be accessible to users. Exchange Server 2010 SP1 includes Database Availability Groups (DAG), which ensures e-mail will always be available to users; DAG replaces Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) and Standby Continuous Replication (SCR). Also discussed is high-availability options for non-mailbox server roles as well as public folders.
Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1; learners preparing for the MCTS and MCITP certification exams. A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and a working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP, DNS, and IIS, and an understanding of Internet protocols, such as POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, and HTTP may be beneficial.