Installing SQL 2016r1 Cluster on Server 2016

Installing SQL 2016r1 Cluster on Server 2016 (VMDK/Windows/SQL Clustering Part 3) Other Articles in this Series: Creating a Windows Failover Cluster in Server 2016 (Prerequisite) Creating Shared VMDK’s in vSphere 6.5 for Windows Clustering Currently, I have a one-node Windows 2016 Failover Cluster set up, and in this exercise, I’m going to install and set … Read moreInstalling SQL 2016r1 Cluster on Server 2016

Creating a Windows Failover Cluster in Server 2016

Creating a Windows Failover Cluster in Server 2016 ((SQL Failover Cluster in VMware using VMDK’s Part 1) Other Parts: Creating Shared VMDK’s in vSphere 6.5 for Windows Clustering If you did the first exercise, you should have your VMDK’s ready to add to your Failover Cluster. Before we set up a Windows Failover Cluster, lets configure the disks … Read moreCreating a Windows Failover Cluster in Server 2016

Creating Shared VMDK’s in vSphere 6.5 for Windows Clustering

vSphere 6.5 – Creating Shared VMDK’s for Clustering Services. (SQL Failover Cluster in VMware using VMDK’s Part 1) Creating a VMDK to share between multiple guests using Windows Failover Clustering and possibly SQL Clustering is a very straight forward task, but there are a few “Gotcha’s” to consider. -You cannot use a Thin Provisioned VMDK.  You … Read moreCreating Shared VMDK’s in vSphere 6.5 for Windows Clustering