The Kronos® Workforce Central® suite provides the end-to-end solution to help your company executives, supervisors, and employees excel in all areas of workforce management. Workforce Central automates your labor-intensive administrative processes, freeing your workforce to focus on productivity and quality.
Sounds great but what happens if Kronos is down?
As a DBA one of your primary responsibilities is to ensure that this does not happen. When you talk to most DBAs they are worried about the CIA.
Not THAT CIA… but rather:
In this post we’re going to talk about Availability and what you can do as a DBA to ensure you meet your RPO and RTOs and minimize downtime and maximize your 9’s. If you caught all of that than chances are this is not your first look at high availability. For those who are just investigating high availability for the first time let’s review:
So what High Availability Options are available for the Kronos® Workforce Central® suite?
* Kronos has not tested or certified Workforce Central with this option. However, Kronos has not identified any technical reasons why this would cause problems for Workforce Central. If you’re considering this High Availability option work with your Kronos support team to address any questions you may have.
Now what solution(s) you go with will all depend on what your tolerance is for data loss and downtime. If you don’t have an established SLA (Service Level Agreement) these questions need to be asked and answered in order for you to be able to recommend a high availability solution for your SQL Server environment for Kronos® Workforce Central® suite.
Check out the High Availability Options for Kronos Workforce Central Suite on SQL Server whitepaper for more information.