We have a SaaS application that we need to be highly available. We already have an expensive, well-maintained Hyper-V failover cluster, but today the datacenter where we host that cluster had a five-...
Probably a FAQ but I haven't found anything useful after a while of searching: Can I set up NFS in such a way that every single error (e.g. server CPU, hard disk, hd controller, network adapter, ...
Let's say I have 2 IPs for a given domain (round-robin DNS). If one the IPs becomes unresponsive, will clients try to connect to the other IP? or they will just fail to establish comunication with the ...
RAID6 is intended to provide fault tolerance in the event 2 disks fail. What is the minimum number of disks required to implement RAID6? thanks
I have an HP Proliant server with an P410i embedded array controller. The server was originally setup with 6 physical drives with the OS on 1 logical drive with a raid 0 and 5 physical drives setup ...
Till recently, I assumed that Microsoft NLB worked at an OS/Machine level rather than an Application Level. i.e. the NLB just monitors heartbeats on the machine to check if machine is alive and then ...
Is there any way to provide 100% uptime on SQL Server 2008 R2? From my experience, the downtimes for the different replication methods are: Log Shipping: Lots (for DR only) Mirroring w. NLB: ~ 45 ...
I have two sites with a stretched DAG between them. By "sites" I mean two AD sites that correspond with different physical and network circuits. When I take an individual mailbox database and move ...
So I am aware that VMs in FT mode are limited to a single vCPU. Is it possible to assign multiple cores to the single vCPU, and still have the VM support FT mode? Or are you forced to use both a vCPU ...