A computer cluster consists of a set of connected computers that work together, and thus can be viewed and operated as a single system in many respects. A Windows cluster is such a set of computers running a Windows operating system. This feature has been available since NT 4.0.

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How can I make a Windows service which is not cluster-aware highly available?

I am using Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009's Role-Tailored Client (RTC), which utilizes a 3-tier architecture. The middle tier, which Microsoft calls the service tier, is a non-cluster-aware application ...
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Accessing a storage-side snapshot of a cluster-shared volume

From time to time I am in the situation where I need to get data back from storage-side snapshots of cluster shared volumes. I suppose I just never figured out a way to do it right, so I always needed ...
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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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Changing 'disk ID' of Windows GPT disk via Linux

I have a SAN level snapshot\clone of a Windows cluster shared volume (CSV) whocj i want to mount on the same cluster to retrieve files, as form of backup. As detailed here: Accessing a storage-side ...
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Powershell - Set-ClusteredScheduledTask - Error “Incorrect function.”

I'm experimenting with Powershell to add a ClusteredScheduledTask on a clustered server (Win 2012/R2) Technet sample code gives error: #canned exampled from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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Intermittent unavailability of an instance in a failover cluster while a standby node is offline in a SQL Server 2008 failover cluster

I've got a small failover cluster that I run for the websites my company has. During a RAM upgrade of the standby server, our websites started to show errors about not being able to access the ...
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Can I Configure a Majority and File Share Quorum Where the File Share is Accessed Over the Internet?

I have a 2-site geographically dispersed Cluster setup and have 1 node in each site. Both sites are connected with FC for large volume synchronous data replication and high-bandwidth network ...