An Underrated Feature: Cluster Shared Volumes (CSVs) with SQL Server Failover Clustered Instances

In a previous blog post, I talked about the benefits of using cluster shared volumes (CSVs) for your SQL Server 2014 and higher failover clustered instances (FCIs). It’s also interesting how SQL Server Microsoft Certified Master and Microsoft MVP Argenis Fernandez (blog | Twitter) responded to a Twitter post I shared about the blog post […]

StarWind Software Webinar Follow-up Q and A

Last week, I have had the wonderful opportunity to deliver a webinar for StarWind Software on providing high availability with SQL Server failover clustering and cluster shared volumes. I had a great time delivering the presentation and answering some questions regarding SQL Server high availability and how StarWind Software can help meet that goal while […]

Using a “True” Shared Disk With SQL Server 2014 (and higher versions) and Cluster Shared Volume

One of the demos that I show when I talk about AND dependencies in a Windows Server Failover Cluster is movingĀ a SQL Server resource group (or role as of Windows Server 2012 and higher) to a different cluster node. During the failover, I highlight that the SQL Server cluster resource will not come online until […]