Monthly Archives: November 2010

Building a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part V


In the previous part of this series, we have created the windows cluster and added the disk resources. In this post, we are going to re-configure the Quorum setting of this cluster, and then we are going to add the … Continue reading

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Building a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part IV


As of previous post, we have configured all the necessary parameters to start the Failover Cluster installation including dotnet framework 3.5. In this post, we are going to build the failover windows cluster on Windows Server 2008. I have started … Continue reading

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Building a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part III


In the previous part of this post, we have configured the disks for our Windows Cluster. The disks are created from a RAID 5 LUN. As you can see, we have a LUN of 60GB however only 40GB is available … Continue reading

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Building a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part II


In the first part of this series, we saw the installation of our storage server for our demo cluster environment. In this part, we are going to configure our storage server. Before we configure our storage server, we need to … Continue reading

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SQL Server Denali : A First Look


The next version of SQL Server, Code Named Denali (CTP 1) was released in the recent PASS Summit. For the detail requirement of hardware & software to install SQL Server Denali CTP1, click here. I am installing SQL Server Denali … Continue reading

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Building A SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part I


Installation of Windows Cluster is always a challenging task. Most of the time, we didn’t get enough opportunities to install an entire cluster system on our own due to limitation of hardware/software. With the help of desktop virtualization software, now … Continue reading

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