Load Balancing & High Availability

Last Updated on 4 Feb. 2015, Total: 15 Articles and Tutorials

How to properly load balance and create a highly available, fault tolerant Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

  1. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 8)

    This article concludes the series on failover clustering for Hyper-V by looking at ways of bringing a virtual machine that currently runs on a standalone Hyper-V server into a newly constructed failover cluster... Read More

  2. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 7)

    This article continues the discussion of failover clustering by taking a look at some of the mechanisms that can be used to establish affinity and anti-affinity rules. These mechanisms exist within System Center Virtual Machine Manager and make for an easier alternative to PowerShell based rule creation... Read More

  3. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 6)

    This article continues the discussion of failover clustering by taking a look at resource contention and virtual machine prioritization... Read More

  4. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 5)

    This article continues the discussion of clustered Hyper-V deployments by examining the process of bringing a cluster under management... Read More

  5. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 4)

    This article continues the discussion by explaining how to make virtual machines highly available... Read More

  6. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 3)

    This article continues the discussion of failover clustering for Hyper-V by walking you through the process of building a failover cluster on top of Windows Server 2012 R2... Read More

  7. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 2)

    This article continues the discussion of failover clustering in a Hyper-V environment by examining some features that directly benefit Hyper-V virtual machines... Read More

  8. Taking a Fresh Look at Hyper-V Clusters (Part 1)

    This article series examines improvements that Microsoft has made to failover clustering and to Hyper-V. Later in the series, I will show you how to implement failover clustering for your virtual machines... Read More

  9. VIDEO: How to configure Vmware DRS Rules

    A step by step guide to help you configure VMware DRS rules... Read More

  10. High-Availability Options with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

    How to implement a high-availability virtualization infrastructure using Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V... Read More

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