Chapter 10. Clustering Issues

By Cindy Gross

You’re sitting at home, just about to log in to a long-anticipated XBox Live Halo tournament. The phone rings, and the operations manager informs you of a power outage that burned out several servers. One of the dead servers is a node in a SQL Server cluster—a mission-critical cluster you just inherited. You have never worked with clusters before; you were planning to dig into some documentation and experimentation next week after you got caught up. Management is nervous, because now the databases for four of the company’s most critical applications are sitting on only three servers. Two of those databases are ...

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