Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering in RC0 (includes a 17-minute demonstration)

I’m getting ready to work at the Microsoft booth at the Storage Network World next week in Dallas, TX and one of the items we’re showing is the improvements in Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering, this time using the recently released RC0 (Release Candidate 0). I recorded a short (17-minute) demonstration where you can see…


“Validate” in Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering is your friend

Windows Server 2008 greatly simplifies the installation, configuration and management of Failover Clusters. It’s hard to believe, but the process to create a cluster becomes a simple wizard where you need to enter only the names of the servers (nodes) in the cluster and the cluster name (if you don’t use DHCP, you’ll need to provide…

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Experimenting with Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering in Beta 3

I just wanted to share my experience around the use of Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering. I worked on this basically for a demonstration and I ended up doing quite a lot of work around it. This was mainly because I like to build my demo systems from scratch as opposed to just downloading ready-made…

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