What’s new in Failover Clustering in 2008? . . . What isn’t new!

Now that Failover Clustering deployments on Windows Server 2008 are growing, and our customers are spreading the word about how easy it is, we’re getting an increasing number of questions about “what’s new in 2008?”   The short answer is – pretty much everything!  We’ve enhanced virtually every component and tried to simplify unnecessary details,… Read more

Backing up and Recovering the Failover Cluster Configuration Database

For my first post here, I thought I’d talk about backing up and recovering the Failover Cluster configuration database.  For Windows Server 2008, Failover Clustering’s backup and restore code was revamped to fit into the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) framework.  Now Failover Clusters can be backed up just like any other application that supports… Read more