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High Availability

Testing Cluster Configuration

Most people never like to test what they can done. Assuming that things have been done perfectly which results in a situtation of panic sometimes. So i thought that i could let you all know the steps to check after completing a cluster configuration.

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High Availability

Getting Information on SQL Server Cluster

SQL Server 2005 arguably gives the best resources to see if the instance is clustered or not. And if so, what are the properties of the cluster. The DMVs that are related to the Cluster can be used for this. These DMVs are very useful for a new DBA joining a company who can easily find out the environment and the disk details without needing for a proper document on place.

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High Availability

Renaming a Failover Clustering Instance of SQL Server

Can you rename the SQL virtual name in a Cluster? The answer for this in SQL Server 2005 is obviously Yes. New to SQL Server 2005 is the ability to rename a clustered instance of SQL Server without having to uninstall and reinstall it.