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Chapter 12 Implementing and Managing Failover Clustering

Failover clustering is one of four SQL Server 2008 high-availability alternatives. Other SQL Server 2008 high-availability alternatives include database mirroring, log shipping, and peer-to-peer replication. These other high-availability technologies are discussed in other chapters in this book.

This chapter first focuses on an overview of SQL Server 2008 failover clustering based on Windows Server 2008, then on the new features associated with both SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 failover clustering, and finally, on hardware and software prerequisites.

The chapter also includes step-by-step procedures for installing a two-node single-instance and multiple-instance SQL Server ...

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