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Step-By-Step: How to Configure A SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster Instance on Windows Server 2008 R2 In Azure

Step-By-Step: How to Configure A SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster Instance on Windows Server 2008 R2 In Azure

Intro On July 9, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end. That means the end of regular security updates. However, if you move those SQL Server instances to Azure, Microsoft will give you three years of ... continue reading
Workgroup and Multi-domain clusters in Windows Server 2016

Workgroup and Multi-domain clusters in Windows Server 2016

First published on MSDN on Aug 17, 2015 In Windows Server 2012 R2 and previous versions, a cluster could only be created between member nodes joined to the same domain. Windows Server 2016 breaks down these barriers and introduces the ... continue reading

Cluster Sets in Windows Server 2019 – Hyperscale for Hyperconverged !!

Cluster Sets is a new feature in Windows Server 2019 that was first introduced at Ignite 2017 . Cluster Sets is the new cloud scale-out technology that increases cluster node count in a single Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) cloud ... continue reading
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So what exactly is the CLIUSR account

From time to time, people stumble across the local user account called CLIUSR and wonder what it is, while you really don’t need to worry about it; we will cover it for the curious in this blog. The CLIUSR account ... continue reading
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No such thing as a Heartbeat Network

This is a blog that has been a long time coming. From time to time, we get a request about how to configure networking in Failover Clusters. One of the questions we get is how should the heartbeat network be ... continue reading
Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (1 of 3)

Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (1 of 3)

First published on TECHNET on Feb 19, 2016 Author: Dexuan Cui Background When Linux is running on physical hardware, multiple computers may be configured in a Linux operating system cluster to provide high availability and load balancing in case of ... continue reading
Hyper-V Replica & Proxy Servers on primary site

Hyper-V Replica & Proxy Servers on primary site

First published on TECHNET on Feb 08, 2014 I was tinkering around with my lab setup which consists of a domain, proxy server, primary and replica servers. There are some gotchas when it comes to Hyper-V Replica and proxy servers ... continue reading
Hyper-V Replica & Proxy Servers on primary site

Hyper-V Replica & Proxy Servers on primary site

First published on TECHNET on Feb 08, 2014 I was tinkering around with my lab setup which consists of a domain, proxy server, primary and replica servers. There are some gotchas when it comes to Hyper-V Replica and proxy servers ... continue reading
Hyper-V Replica & Proxy Servers on primary site

Hyper-V Replica & Proxy Servers on primary site

First published on TECHNET on Feb 08, 2014 I was tinkering around with my lab setup which consists of a domain, proxy server, primary and replica servers. There are some gotchas when it comes to Hyper-V Replica and proxy servers ... continue reading
Replication Health-Windows Server 2012 R2

Replication Health-Windows Server 2012 R2

First published on TECHNET on May 05, 2014 We have made improvements to the way we display Replication Health in Windows Server 2012 R2 to support Extend Replication. If you are new to measuring replication health, I would strongly suggest ... continue reading