Clustering

Clustering is a way of providing a high-availability solution; it minimizes downtime instead of eliminating it.  The advantages of clustering include, disk sharing and hardware fail over.  One thing clustering doesn’t give you is load balancing.  Windows Server 2008 Enterprise and Data center allows up to 8 nodes in a cluster.

IPv6

Why a New IP? For billions of new devices, cell phones, PDAs, appliances, cars. For billions of new users, in China, India. For “always-on” access technologies,xDSL, cable, ethernet-to-the-home IPv6 has been around since 1998 Installed by default in Windows Server 2008.  However it was an optional  install for Windows Server 2000 onwards. IPv6 is 128bit […]

More Window Server 2008 Notes

Windows Server 2008 R2 comes in the below versions. Standard (Standard includes 1 virtual machine license) Enterprise (Includes 4 virtual machine license) Datacenter  (Unlimited virtual machine license although you can only run up to 380 VMs on a server, Datacenter also support Hot Add Hardware) Web Edition (You would only tend to use this internally as no clustering is […]