Category Archives: Clustering

Building a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part VIII


As discussed in the previous part of this series, in a production environment you should never shut down a cluster as it failed the entire purpose of High Availability. However, the current series is focusing on learning purpose. If you … Continue reading

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Buliding a SQL 2008 R2 Cluster: Part VII


In the previous part of this series, we had installed the Failover SQL Cluster. In this post, we are going to add the second node to the existing cluster. To begin with, verify that all the resources are present on … Continue reading

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Building a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster: Part VI


With Part-V of this series on Failover Cluster installation, the two-nodes windows 2008 cluster is up and running. Before continuing further, there is a small update on the installation prerequisites of SQL Server 2008 R2. The following three components are … Continue reading

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