This specific environment only required 4 virtual machines to start with, so it didn’t make sense to go with Datacenter.Windows Server 2012 differs from previous versions in that there is no difference between versions.The impact of validating the RAID devices is minimal.The impact of corrective actions will vary depending on the specific issue uncovered, and may range from simple reconfiguration to an outage.This is because Windows Server 2008 failover clusters support nodes that are in different subnets.However, SQL Server 2008 R2 still does not support a multi-subnet cluster. Select the Perform a quick format check box, and then click Next. On the Completing the New Simple Volume Wizard page, click Finish.
There are eight disk drives in each Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5-8 and Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3-8.The scope: 2-node Hyper-V failover cluster with i SCSI shared storage for small scalable highly available network.Equipment: 2 -HP Pro Liant DL360p Gen8 Server -64GB RAM -8 1Gb Ethernet NIC, (4-port 331FLR Adapter, 4-Port 331T Adapter) -2 146GB SAS 15K drives HP Storage Works P2000 MSA -1.7TB RAW storage Background: When sizing you environment you need to take into consideration how many VM’s you are going to need.Most of us SQL Server DBAs do not have control over implementing network topologies as part of the implementation of a SQL Server failover cluster.In most cases, the network topology has already been implemented and managed by the network engineers.
In a previous tip on Install SQL Server 2008 on a Windows Server 2008 Cluster Part 1, we have seen how to install and configure a SQL Server 2008 on a Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster.