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Is it possible to run an SQL Server Web edition in a Windows 2008 R2 Failover Environment?

I want to host a Website with backend database but keep it failsave with a failover cluster (install it on two nodes and failover if one node fails).

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Only Standard and Enterprise editions support clustering, and Standard only 2 nodes at that. Have a look at this matrix:

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is there a way to do that manually? Like stopping services etc. Clustering something etc.? – Uwe Sep 27 '11 at 11:04
You could simulate it with log shipping, where the fail over would be manual, and still you would lose the unshipped part of work (typically up to 15 minutes). – Nienor Oct 2 '11 at 13:28

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