Creating a Cluster Resource DLL (Part 3)

Hi, In this series of blog posts we will help you to design, develop and debug the Resource DLL you are developing to give your application high-availability with Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2 Failover Clustering.   We recommend you start with the other blog post in the series: ·         Part 1: http://blogs.msdn.com/clustering/archive/2010/03/11/9976620.aspx ·         Part… Read more

Creating a Cluster Resource DLL (Part 2)

Hi, In this series of blog posts we will help you to design, develop and debug the Resource DLL you are developing to give your application high-availability with Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2 Failover Clustering.   We recommend you start with the first blog post in the series: ·         Part 1: http://blogs.msdn.com/clustering/archive/2010/03/11/9976620.aspx   Now… Read more

Creating a Cluster Resource DLL (Part 1)

Hi, In this series of blog posts we will review the Resource State Machine from the Resource Host Server (RHS or Resource Monitor) point of view.  Hopefully it will help you to design, develop and debug the Resource DLL you are developing to integrate your application with Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2 Failover Clustering…. Read more

What is RHS and what does it do?

In Window Server 2008 Failover Clustering, the team invested significant time into making clustering easier. In the Windows Server 2008 R2 release we have continued down that path, adding several troubleshooting enhancements.   One of the important aspects of troubleshooting a service outage is doing diligent postmortem analysis – to understand why you experienced the… Read more

Cluster Resource Dependency Expressions

Cluster resource dependencies used to be a fairly limited relationship.  A resource could depend on one or more resources (we call them “provider” resources in the context of the dependency relationship).  This dependency relationship was an “and” relationship, in that the dependent resource R depends on provider resource P1 AND provider resource P2, etc.  In… Read more