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Mastering VMware vSphere™ 4 by Scott Lowe

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11.10. The Bottom Line

Understand Windows clustering and the types of clusters.

Windows clustering plays a central role in the design of any high availability solution for both virtual and physical servers. Microsoft Windows clustering gives us the ability to have application failover to the secondary server when the primary server fails.

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Specifically with regard to Windows clustering in a virtual environment, what are three different types of cluster configurations that you can have?

Understand built-in high-availability options.

VMware Virtual Infrastructure has high-availability options built in and available to you out of the box. These options help you provide better uptime for our critical applications.

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