Chapter 7. Reliability and Clustering
IN THIS CHAPTER
Clustering in Exchange 2003 leverages the clustering technology provided with Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003, enabling Exchange administrators to create high-availability, fault-tolerant messaging architectures.
Although there are no “hard” numbers on uptime and availability of a clustered Exchange 2003 implementation, benchmarking from Exchange 2000 indicates that clustering is instrumental in moving availability toward 98% uptime and beyond. With improvements to both the underlying clustering technology in the operating system and improvements to Exchange 2003, this should ...