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Asymmetric Disk Only Quorum documentation released by Microsoft

As previously discussed here, Asymmetric Disk Only Quorum is a feature of Windows Server 2008 Clustering that is now officially supported by Microsoft.  Asymmetric Disk Only Quorum allows a multisubnet cluster to use a Disk Only quorum model, even though … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 clustering hotfix to keep services/applications online during validation (KB 2531907)

Last month Microsoft released an important update that probably escaped your attention – it certainly did mine.  The KB article is titled “Validate SCSI Device Vital Product Data (VPD) test fails aver you install Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1”, which didn’t … Continue reading

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Windows clustering hotfix to support asymmetric storage (KB 976097)

Windows Server cluster installations have typically required shared storage, meaning that all nodes in the cluster must be able to see the storage.  SQL Server Denali uses Windows Server Clustering for some of its new high availability technologies, but requires … Continue reading

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