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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Planning for high availability

High availability is important when your business requires minimum or no downtime, and planning for it in advance is very important.

Getting ready

Based on what we learned about each component, we now need to plan the high availability (HA) for each VMM component.

How to do it…

Start by planning the HA for the core component, followed by every VMM component of your design. It is important to consider hardware and other System Center components, as well the OS and software licenses.

How it works...

When planning for highly available VMM management servers, you should first consider where to place the VMM cluster. As per best practices, the recommendation is to install the VMM cluster on a management cluster. However, if ...

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