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Failover server for SQL Server mirror errors after reboot

I have two Windows Server 2008 servers set up, both running SQL Server 2008 R2. One is used as a primary DB, the other as a mirror failover (two website DBs + ASPState for sessions). Everything works ...
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Backing up a server to another server every night

My company just set up an Amazon EC2 instance running Windows Server 2008 R2, and though we were planning on using that server as our main server, we have decided instead to use it as a backup for our ...
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Server mirroring strategy questions SQL Server replication, MySQL replication, file replication, etc

I'm working as an application developer for a company that I've been with for for some time. The business would like to mirror their existing windows server (server A) to a new server (server B) with ...
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How to Mirror or Clone a Spanned Volume in Windows 2008

I have a spanned volume (3x6+ TB disks spanned to one 20+ TB volume) that I need to mirror or clone to a new 20+ TB (unspanned) volume. Once mirrored or cloned I'm going to destroy the original ...
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Mirroring a website on virtual machines

Recently I've spoken to a friend who told me of an idea to improve performance of a website (as well as increasing the use of full capacity of a machine) by installing multiple virtual machines on the ...
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Any disadvantages of using built-in software-RAID-1 on a Windows Server?

I have had some problems using hardware-RAID on a server. Now I'm planning to use the Windows Server built-in software-RAID-1 instead. The server will only be used for Business Administrations, so I ...
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NLB Accessed Denied from second server

Have NLB set up and working. Just two servers, web1 and web2. I set up NLB on web1 and can view both machines as Converged. (I had to specify a login/pass to connect to web2). On web2, looking at the ...
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How good is Server 2008's built-in Mirroring Solution?

I am using Server 2008 R2 on a Dell Poweredge T110 for a non-critical media server for a school. Since the PE does not have any kind of RAID capability, I am considering using Windows built in ...