Category: Failover Clusters

Hyper-V Cluster Setup 3 of 3: Cluster Creation, Cluster Shared Volume, Highly Available VM

Now that we have the initial work out of the way in preparing our hosts, storage, networks and other details, we can look at actually creating the Hyper-V cluster, provisioning a cluster shared volume, and creating a highly available VM. Creating Hyper-V Cluster Once the Test-Cluster PowerShell commandlet has been ran to validate the cluster […]

Posted on April 19, 2017 by

Hyper-V Cluster Setup 2 of 3: Hyper-V role, shared storage, virtual switches

In the last post, we talked about the initial host configuration, planning our networks for the environment as well as creating storage targets. Let’s take a look at installing the Hyper-V role on our hosts, setting up our shared storage on both hosts, and creating our virtual switches. Installing Hyper-V role and setting up storage […]

Posted on April 12, 2017 by

Hyper-V Cluster Setup 1 of 3: Host Configuration, Network Planning, Storage Target Configuration

When we think about engineering and architecting virtual infrastructures for the enterprise datacenter, one of the critical requirements when we think about building out any enterprise technology is high availability. As we have seen, Hyper-V is a tremendously capable and maturing virtualization product that many are using in the enterprise today. However, like other virtualization […]

Posted on April 5, 2017 by