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Understanding Dynamic Quorum in a Microsoft Failover Cluster

Windows Server 2012: Failover Clustering Deep┬áDive Microsoft introduced an advanced quorum configuration option in Windows Server 2012/R2. You can choose to enable dynamic quorum management by cluster. There are major benefits of having dynamic quorum in any Microsoft cluster whether … Continue reading

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Understanding IT Business Continuity Plan

A business continuity plan in information technology is a documented plan indicating how a business will continue to operate if IT operation is affected by adverse conditions, such as a storm, fire, interruptions or malicious damage. Such a plan typically … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Gateway

Windows server 2012 R2 can be configured as a Gateway VM in a two or four node cluster on Hyper-v Host. Gateway VM or router enhance Data Center by providing them a secure router for public or private cloud. Gateway … Continue reading

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Windows Server Patching Best Practices

This article provides actionable advice about how to manage patches to reduce downtime while still maintaining the security of software services through the proactive reduction of dependencies and the use of workaround solutions. Patching Requirements Windows Server patches, hotfixes and … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012: Failover Clustering Deep Dive

Physical Hardware Requirements -Up to 23 instances of SQL Server requires the following resource: Processor 2 processors for 23 instances of SQL Server as a single cluster node would require 46 CPUs. Memory 2 GB of memory for 23 instances … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012: Failover Clustering Deep Dive

Physical Hardware Requirements -Up to 23 instances of SQL Server requires the following resource: Processor 2 processors for 23 instances of SQL Server as a single cluster node would require 46 CPUs. Memory 2 GB of memory for 23 instances … Continue reading

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