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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Administrator's Companion, 2nd Edition by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Chapter 19. Using Clusters

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 supports two high availability clustering technologies: Network Load Balancing (NLB) clusters and server clusters. Microsoft does not support combining NLB clustering with server clustering. This chapter describes the two types of clustering supported by Windows Server 2003, their place in the enterprise, and their configuration and requirements. Finally, we’ll take a brief look at a new Microsoft clustering technology that is designed to support high-performance computing (HPC)—Microsoft Compute Cluster Server 2003.

What Is a Cluster?

A cluster is a group of two ...

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