Chapter 8. Failover cluster networking

Failover Clustering is a Windows Server feature that can provide high availability and scalability to different kinds of server workloads, including Microsoft Exchange Server, Hyper-V, Microsoft SQL Server, and file servers. These server applications can run on physical servers or on virtual machines running on Hyper-V hosts.

Failover Clustering has been enhanced in Windows Server 2012 with support for increased scalability, continuously available file-based server application storage, easier management, faster failover, and more flexible architectures for implementing failover clusters. Failover clustering is a big subject that could merit an entire book of its own, but here we’ll focus only on the networking ...

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