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Creating a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster

Creating a cluster on Windows Server 2012 After installing the Failover Clustering feature, and validating a configuration, the next step is to create a new cluster. There are some minor changes in the create cluster experience in Windows Server 2012, but it is very similar to creating a cluster in Windows Server 2008 R2. (more…)

By kconway, ago
HyperV

Disaster Recovery Capacity for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Replica

Throughout our Disaster Recovery Planning Series for IT Pros this month, we've been discussing the steps involved in planning an effective Disaster Recovery strategy ... And planning for the additional capacity needed to implement a successful DR plan is certainly an important part of that process.  Replicating application workloads and data between sites can incur additional CPU, Memory, Storage and Network overhead that we'll need to account for as part of our datacenter and wide area network load.  If you're using our native Hyper-V Replica engine as part of your DR strategy, the good news is that our Solution Accelerators team has built a tool to help us predict the capacity needed for these DR scenarios: the Hyper-V Replica Capacity Planner tool. (more…)

By kconway, ago
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