Windows Clustering vs Veritas Clustering

Discussion in 'microsoft.public.sqlserver.clustering' started by Hassan, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. Hassan

    Hassan Guest

    Any pros and cons between the 2

    We want to implement clustering for our SQL Servers and debating whether to
    use Windows clustering or Veritas Clustering

    Please let me know what you all think and which one would be recommended and
    why ?

    This is for SQL 2K
    Hassan, Dec 8, 2005
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  2. Hi

    Have a very close look on how Veritas does it's clustering. It is very
    different to Microsoft's.

    Veritas takes 2 independent machines and sort-of sticks them together at
    their driver level.
    MCS ties the machines together at the base OS level and they work closer

    Compare the material from Veritas to

    I would use MCS, purely from the point that SQL Server is tested and
    certified to run on it and you won't have 2 companies blaming each other
    when things don't work.
    Mike Epprecht \(SQL MVP\), Dec 8, 2005
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