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Advantage of Microsoft Cluster over Microsoft Network Load Balancer

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 ...
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Simple IP load balancer for web service that runs on Windows XP or Windows 7 Professional?

I've a closed code application that needs to connect to a web service that needs to run on XPs or Windows 7 (desktop). The application can only connect to a single IP address. The application is low ...
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Using Windows Network Load Balancing for one IP only?

When configuring NLB, you choose the cluster IP. This removes any other secondary IP addresses for the network adapter. How can I have one cluster IP shared by NLB while still having multiple ...
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Moving from a single IIS to a webfarm using NLB with minimal downtime?

Say the IP of our website is 1.1.1.1, and we want to set up NLB, is it best to set 1.1.1.1 as the virtual IP - could mess this up and cause downtime... Better to set the virtual IP as 1.1.1.2, then ...
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IIS/MSSQL HA on two servers? NLB + Mirroring

We currently have the one server doing MSSQL/IIS. Can use NLB with two servers running IIS for HA and can use database mirroring and put the failover partner in the connection string for HA. Can we ...