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2answers
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SQL Clustering or Hyper V Clustering

We will soon be implementing our Dynamics AX installation. Our aim is to have high availability and we are working closely with our implementers. We raised the question to them about SQL and Hyper-V ...
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2answers
1k views

To SSD or not to SSD? (Virtualization - Xenserver) [closed]

I have several Xenserver boxes running (very well). Most of ours are setup with a RAID1 with two mechanical 7200rpm enterprise sata drives, or RAID10 with 4 7200 enterprise sata drives. The sata ...
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0answers
53 views

OSPF on XEN host running several VMs

Is it possible to set OSPFs areas in a XEN environment to setup a virtual cluster? Main intention is to avoid a external router since all VMs will run inside the same machine.
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1answer
124 views

Hyper-V Manager/Server failover/redirections

I have currently one Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 server installed, it's successfully running 4 VM's, but memory/RAM is starting to become sparse. I actually have a 2nd machine available, so my great idea ...
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4answers
3k views

Ganeti vs Proxmox [closed]

I'm system administrator in small software house. I'm going to virtualise our servers. The main reason for doing this is providing highest possible uptime, but probably it will also increase resources ...
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2answers
74 views

Clustering on Virtual Machine

Can you cluster/load balance on a virtual machine? I figured that would be redundant if the same machine is still performing the work but in virtual areas, or am I wrong?
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4answers
537 views

A better inexpensive 2 node cluster

There is a Xen cluster that setup that I really like. It consists of 2 nodes (let's call them 1 and 2). Each node has 2 non-raided drives (A and B). A1 replicates to A2 through DRBD and B2 to B1. ...
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2answers
312 views

SQL + Hyper-V cluster on the same hardware

We have 5 new Windows (2008 R2) servers on our disposal. We plan to configure them this way: 3 web servers running IIS and DFS-replication (load balanced) 2 SQL servers running SQL server 2008 R2 in ...
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1answer
505 views

Linux-KVM and Ganeti - help me understand / deploy

Looking to build a small (but future proof) Linux-KVM cluster with Ganeti I'm starting my setup with 2 HVM machines, each with 2x 500GB SATA disk. I've studied the documentation and I have a fair ...
0
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1answer
126 views

Need help to build a strategy

I am a Junior System Administrator with one of the Engineering Schools. One of the Professors got a donation of 45 servers (Dell Poweredge 1690) from Yahoo. Following are his requirements: hadoop ...
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5answers
420 views

Simple 2 node virtualisation cluster

Could someone recommend an opensource virtualisation cluster suite?! I'm looking at setting up a 2-3 node cluster w/ 2 webservers 2 mysql and a virtualised loadbalancer for apache. We currently have ...
1
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1answer
595 views

Is it possible to cluster MSMQ on VMWare VMs?

We have two Biztalk 2010 virtual servers configured to use MSMQ. We would like to cluster the two servers together for fail over purposes. We have been told that you cannot cluster MSMQ in a virtual ...
2
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1answer
817 views

Looking for advice on Hyper-v storage replication [closed]

I am designing a 2-host Hyper-V R2 cluster with 6-10 guests stored on a SMB iSCSI SAN device (probably Promise VessRAID). I will be getting at least two of the SAN devices and need to eliminate the ...
0
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3answers
145 views

How can I run vmware server (or equivalent free vmmachine server) on a cluster of several machines?

I would like to create a cluster of computers in order to run a virtual machine server (preferably vmware) as if the cluster were 1 big machine. What software and OS do I need for this and how do I ...
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1answer
187 views

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails?

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails? Does the VM automatically restart on another node and to the VM it is just like ...
3
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5answers
2k views

one fast VM on many slow hosts?

Is there any VM host software that supports a host-cluster, where it sums all (physical) RAMs to one big (virtual) RAM, and maps the many host-CPUs (in many PCs) to some (virtual) multi-core setup? ...
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3answers
286 views

Do Ganeti Nodes need to have identical hardware?

Do Ganeti Nodes need to have identical hardware or just close. For example, could I run a three machine cluster with two Pentium 4's and a Pentium 3 machine with disk space and RAM the same. Thanks ...
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4answers
2k views

Ubuntu Clustered KVM's

I'd like to set up three virtualized server on one box running Ubuntu KVM. I'd also like to have a second machine mirroring the above mentioned on a cluster so that if the first machine physically ...