This topic documents interoperability of AlwaysOn Availability Groups with other SQL Server features in SQL Server 2012.
In This Topic:
Features That Interoperate with AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Features that Do Not Interoperate with AlwaysOn Availability Groups
The following table lists SQL Server features that interoperate with AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012. A link in the More Information column indicates that interoperability considerations exist for a given feature.
Change data capture
FILESTREAM and FileTable
Remote Blob Store (RBS)
Utilize read only secondary replicas as a reporting data source and reduce the load on your primary read-write replica.
SQL Server Agent
AlwaysOn Availability Groups does not interoperate with the following features:
Cross-database transactions/distributed transactions
For information about why such transactions are not supported, see Cross-Database Transactions Not Supported For Database Mirroring or AlwaysOn Availability Groups (SQL Server).