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Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design by Eric Siron

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Chapter 10. Maintaining and Monitoring a Hyper-V Server Cluster

As with all systems, deployment isn't the end of a cluster's administrative needs. Once in production, your cluster will need to be kept up-to-date. Even though you've designed a system that will automatically failover virtual machines in the event of a serious outage, you'll still want to take advantage of any opportunities to proactively respond to situations before they become serious. This chapter will introduce you to methods to care for your cluster and its nodes. It will cover the following concepts:

  • Cluster validation
  • Best Practices Analyzer for Hyper-V
  • Windows Server Update Services
  • Cluster-Aware Updating
  • Monitoring and metering Hyper-V hosts and guests

Cluster validation

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