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Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design by Eric Siron

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Purposes for a Hyper-V Server cluster

There are several common reasons to group Hyper-V Server hosts into a cluster, but each situation is unique. Your particular purpose(s) will be the primary determinant in the goals you set for your cluster project. The following subsections will talk about the common purposes for building a cluster. Those that you include in your document should be specific to your environment. In a planning document, generic topics belong in the overview portion.

As you consider the technologies and solutions available in Hyper-V Server and Failover Clustering, remember that you are not required to utilize all of them. It's easy to get caught up in the flash and glamor of exciting possibilities and design a system that solves ...

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