Tag: Cluster Shared Volumes

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

[callout]*My online course, Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) for the Smart SQL Server DBA, is all about helping you become confident in deploying SQL Server workloads that run on top of a WSFC. This series of blog posts explores some of the lessons covered in the course. If you want to learn more about the […]

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 […]