Category: Cluster

Microsoft Failover Cluster: Nonidentical Nodes Consequence 0

Microsoft Failover Cluster: Nonidentical Nodes Consequence

So recently I have been assigned to work on Microsoft Server 2012 R2 RDS farm project with RemoteFX, the farm is to be placed on top of a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster....

vCenter Server 6.0 Services (Windows Edition) – One Service to rule them all! 0

vCenter Server 6.0 Services (Windows Edition) – One Service to rule them all!

After upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 we all noticed the multiplying number of services that have to start, before the vCenter Server 6.0 high availability guide was released I was working on something similar...

vCenter Server High Availability with Microsoft Failover Cluster and DFS (Unsupported) 14

vCenter Server High Availability with Microsoft Failover Cluster and DFS (Unsupported)

As on the first week of June sadly vCenter Server Heartbeat end of sale has been announced and customers whom have it already will still get their support till 2018 but for those who...

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON Availability Group MultiSubnet Listener 0

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON Availability Group MultiSubnet Listener

I’ve been recently involved in a project where I had to transition a Microsoft SQL environment from 2008 R2 to 2012 and change from the normal SQL cluster to the new AlwaysOn availability group...

Windows Server 2008 Cluster: Troubleshooting or shooting yourself? 1

Windows Server 2008 Cluster: Troubleshooting or shooting yourself?

On a very quiet afternoon, I got this case which said “Problem with Cluster staying offline!”. Usually when I receive a ticket I’m optimistic but when it comes to Windows Cluster services I’m a...