Clustering SQL Server still vexes many in one way or another. For some, it is even worse now that both AlwaysOn features – clustered instances (FCIs) and availability groups (AGs) – require an underlying Windows Server Failover Cluster. Storage, Networking, Active Directory quorum, and more are topics that come up quite often. Learn from one of the world’s experts on clustering SQL Server, Some of the most important items – both good and bad – that you need to do to be successful whether you are creating an FCI, AG, or combining both together in one solution.
Allan Hirt, Managing Partner SQLHA
SQLHA, LLC founder, consultant, trainer, author, and business continuity, infrastructure, and virtualization expert Allan Hirt has been working with SQL Server since 1992 when it was still a Sybase product. He has also been clustering in Windows Server since the late 1990s when it was known as Wolfpack. Currently a dual Microsoft MVP (Data Platform; Cloud and Datacenter Management) as well as a VMware vExpert, Allan works with all sizes of customers, no matter if they are on premises or in the public cloud. He also delivers training and speaks at events over the world.