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  • Blog Post: Free Private Cloud Training: Are you ready for the Microsoft Private Cloud?

    On February 21 & 22 Microsoft Learning is running a 2-day virtual training event to help the world learn about the upcoming enhancements with the Creating & Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start . It is 100% free and open to the public , so register now! Sign up today...
  • Blog Post: Free Online Training: Understanding Microsoft's High-Availability Solutions

    Hi Cluster Fans, We recently launched the free & public Microsoft Virtual Academy ( www.MicrosoftVirtualAcademy.com ). This training portal offers quick and easy access to presentations, webcasts, whitepapers and other technical content about Microsoft’s technologies. This week we just...
  • Blog Post: Free Clustering & HA Training for Hyper-V & Private Cloud

    Next Tuesday, December 6 th from 8am-11am PST, we are offering a free training: Failover Clustering with Hyper-V: Designing a Highly-Available Infrastructure for the Private Cloud Register here: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=287 Join Symon Perriman (Technical...
  • Blog Post: Virtualization & Clustering Exam Training

    On Thursday December 1 st and Wednesday January 11 th , Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman and Technical Instructor Philip Helsel will host an online 8-hour deep dive training event for the Microsoft 70-659 Technical Specialist exam, Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization . This virtual event...
  • Blog Post: Virtualization Career Training Opportunities

    Virtualization Career Training On Tuesday, October 4 th Technical Evangelists Symon Perriman and Rick Claus are hosting an online conference on Virtualization Career Training with Microsoft Learning. This half day virtual event (8am – 11am PST) will offer a Level 100 to 200 introduction for...
  • Blog Post: Configuring IP Addresses and Dependencies for Multi-Subnet Clusters - Part III

    Hi Cluster Fans, This blog post will show the configuration of IP Addresses on multi-subnet clusters for the cluster’s network name, or “Client Access Point” (CAP). This is different from the IP Addresses configuration for other clustered workloads as there is no way to add resource...
  • Blog Post: Announcement: Upcoming Cluster & Hyper-V Training for User Groups

    Hi Cluster Fans, On Thursday, July 14 th we will be giving online training to user groups about Failover Clustering & Hyper-V: Planning your Highly-Available Virtualization Environment . This event is run in collaboration with Microsoft’s User Group Support Services (UGSS) and will be presented...
  • Blog Post: Validating a Cluster with Zero Downtime

    Hi Cluster Fans, As you may already know, the requirements for having a supported cluster have been significantly simplified since the release of Windows Server 2008. There is no longer a need to have every component in the configuration listed in the Windows Server catalog as any commodity hardware...
  • Blog Post: Understanding Software Options for your Datacenter Infrastructure

    Hi Cluster Fans, This blog post will help you understand the different software SKU options you have when planning for a virtualized datacenter, private cloud or any other deployment model which uses Failover Clustering as a critical infrastructure component to enable virtual machine (VM) mobility...
  • Blog Post: Configuring Network Prioritization on a Failover Cluster

    Hi Cluster Fans, This blog will describe the Network Prioritization feature and how to configure it. Network Prioritization is used to designate which type of traffic should be directed through which network in a Failover Cluster running Windows Server 2008 R2. When designing a highly-available...
  • Blog Post: Understanding Quorum in a Failover Cluster

    Hi Cluster Fans, This blog post will clarify planning considerations around quorum in a Failover Cluster and answer some of the most common questions we hear. The quorum configuration in a failover cluster determines the number of failures that the cluster can sustain while still remaining online...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Microsoft Virtualization Jump Start Training Videos!

    Microsoft Learning hosted another new and exclusive Jump Start virtual training event – Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals . We are thrilled to announce availability of the HD-quality video recordings – FREE – on TechNet Edge and soon coming to MS Showcase, the Zune Marketplace...
  • Blog Post: Configuring IP Addresses and Dependencies for Multi-Subnet Clusters - Part II

    Hi Cluster Fans, A few weeks ago I posted a blog about configuring IP Addresses with multiple subnets and got some feedback about some additional scenarios to consider. This blog post will discuss the best practice of setting possible owners for the IP Addresses. Setting Possible Owners The...
  • Blog Post: Configuring IP Addresses and Dependencies for Multi-Subnet Clusters

    Hi Cluster Fans, At TechEd Berlin, several customers asked about the complexity of configuring multiple IP Addresses for clusters which have nodes in different subnets, so this short guide will provide a walk-through showing how easy it is to configure using Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering...
  • Blog Post: Clustered File Servers and the Remote Volume Management Firewall Setting

    Hi Cluster Fans, A common mistake when creating clustered file is not opening the appropriate firewall setting, Remote Volume Management . This can cause the file server to give errors for various operations. Remote Volume Management provides remote software and hardware disk volume management...
  • Blog Post: Changing Clustered IP Addresses & Configuring a DHCP or WINS Cluster

    Hi Cluster Fans, In Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 we have simplified how easy it is to create and use a Failover Cluster. For example, if we detect you are using DHCP in your datacenter, we will automatically assign the cluster as well as clustered applications and services...
  • Blog Post: Trouble Connecting to Cluster Nodes? Check WMI!

    A frequent cluster network connection issue we see happens when the cluster cannot use WMI. WMI is Windows Management Instrumentation, which is an interface through which Windows components can provide information and notifications to each other, often between remote computers ( more info about WMI ...
  • Blog Post: Clustering & High-Availability at TechEd Europe

    Hi Cluster Fans, In a few weeks the cluster team will be presenting at TechEd Europe from November 8-12 in Berlin, Germany. Additionally, several partner teams and Cluster MVPs will also be delivering high-availability sessions. Throughout the week, the team will be staffing the cluster booth,...
  • Blog Post: Recommended Partner Blog Posts: Mapping Cluster.exe to PowerShell, PowerShell for iSCSI & Storage Server 2008 R2 RTM!

    Hi Cluster Fans, We wanted to let you know about some great cluster-related blog posts that Jose Barreto, a Program Manager on the File & Storage team, has recently published. Mapping Cluster.exe Commands to Windows PowerShell Cmdlets for Failover Clusters - Extended Edition Link:...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell for Failover Clustering: Find Clusters in a Domain

    Hi Cluster Fans, Using PowerShell in Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering we have made it very easy to find all the clusters within a domain. You may already know that you can use the Get-Cluster CMDlet to get information about the current cluster you are working on. Beyond this, Get...
  • Blog Post: New Clustering Utility – Remote Desktop Connection Manager

    Hi Cluster Fans, We wanted to let you know about a new tool which will significantly help you manage your cluster deployments. Remote Desktop Connection Manager is actually not cluster-specific, but it allows you to logically group server remote desktop connections – ideal if you are working...
  • Blog Post: Clustering & High-Availability at TechEd 2010

    Hi, The Clustering team is coming to TechEd New Orleans from June 7-10! Sign up now at: http://northamerica.msteched.com/ In addition to many technical presentation, t he team will be manning the Cluster Booth (Orange - WSV - 7) throughout the week, so please stop by to ask your...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webcasts: Clustering & High-Availability

    Hi Cluster Fans, Over the next few weeks the cluster team is offering a series of public TechNet webcasts focusing on Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2. High Availability Server Apps with Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clusters Link: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails...
  • Blog Post: Migration: Using the Cluster 'Migrated' Registry Key

    Hi Cluster Fans, Windows Server 2008 R2 has been our most popular release by far, with quick adoption for some of the great new features like Cluster Shared Volumes, PowerShell and live migration. With all the hype, I’ve been seeing a lot of questions about migration, which is our way to move to...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting: Cluster UI Says a Server is Already Joined to a Cluster

    Hi Cluster Fans, In this post I will discuss a 2008 and 2008 R2 deployment issue which is sometimes seen, and how to get around it. Let’s say you want to Validate a server, create a cluster or add a node to a cluster. We have a requirement that a node can be a member of only 1 cluster at a time...
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