A cluster consists of a group of computers connected so that in many respects they can be viewed as a single system.

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Changing database parameters after removing a node from RAC oracle

Oracle 11.2.0.3 on SunOS 5.1 i have a client who is running a 2 node RAC environment but has shutdown the instance on one of the nodes. I was wondering whether after doing this they should change the ...
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SQL 2012 Availability Group issue - The core cluster resources do not move when we initiate AG fail-over

I have a Windows 2012R2 cluster with two nodes and a File Share quorum. I am running SQL 2012 SP2 and I have configured a test AG with a dummy database. When I fail-over the AG, the Availability ...
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2 SQL Clusters & 2 instances

Can anyone tell me why i wouldn't want to the architect Option 1 for SQL Server clustering? Option 1 is having 2 different clusters, and 2 different named instances on 2 VMs. One's Active is the ...
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Apply SQLServer Service Pack to a Single Node Cluster

I have to apply a SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack to a Single Node Cluster. The other node died and new hardware has been ordered. Is there anything weird to worry about? Normally we'd apply the ...
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Add New Cluster node

I have a Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering Instance, hosting a SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Cluster, via NODE1 and NODE2. I need to add a new read-only Replica to this cluster: NODE3, which is a ...
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SQL Server Clustering - Active/Active or Active/Passive?

What is the logic of the Active/Active cluster vs Active/Passive cluster? I have searched a lot and read lots of documents but have not found the answer. In active active cluster can I have 1 ...
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Should a Sql Server be accessible through the service's virtual network name?

In a working SQL-Server failover cluster environment I can open a SQL-Server connection using the configured service's IP address independantly of the current node it is on. I wonder if the assigned ...
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Sql Server Cluster with multiple nodes

Does it make sense to think about a failover cluster configuration where less than 50% of all included nodes are standby? For example instead of setting up 4 clusters with two nodes each where one is ...
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WSFC File Share Witness

I've got a multi-site 2008 R2 WSFC with a file share witness. I noticed that the possible owners for the FSW is every node in the cluster. I thought the concept of a FSW was that no node of the ...
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Connect to Oracle RAC from SQL Developer?

We have set up RAC database on server. We can connect to database from sqlplus on the server using SCAN address. However, if I try to connect to RAC using SQL developer from client machine using SCAN ...
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Users in SQL Server cluster

Question on users: I have created a 2012 WFC and SQL Server 2014 is clustered on it. The cluster works as expected but have a question on Users. I added a windows domain group to the cluster as ...
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Windows cluster failed over, but SQL instances didn't move

I recently inherited a SQL Cluster (2008R2) which for the most part behaves itself impeccably. The windows cluster is made up of two nodes running Active/Passive, Node1 and Node2 are dedicated ...
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The right way of starting up a Galera Cluster

I am confused about the bootstrap process of MariaDB Galera Cluster. Let's say we have 3 nodes of a MariaDB Galera Cluster, working and functioning normally on CentOS6/7. However, at some point we ...
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DBCC failure due to sparse files on Windows Cluster

We have a SQL Server 2014 SP1 cluster on Windows Server 2012 R2, and came across a problem with DBCC jobs failing and issuing the following messages: Msg 1823, Level 16, State 2, Line 3 A ...
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Installing a SQL Server patch on a node within a 2-Node FCI

When installing a SQL patch on a 2-Node Automatic FCI with a shared disk (in the same datacenter / same subnet), with quorum achieved by Node and FileShare Majority, is it possible to install a SQL ...
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Is MySQL Cluster just for in-memory databases?

In MySQL website I see below definition for MySQL Cluster. MySQL Cluster is a technology that enables clustering of in-memory databases in a shared-nothing system. I want to use Clustering for ...
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Do SQL Sharding or Cluster help speed up slow queries, or just concurency?

I am having a performance problem with my current single instance database as the volumes of data grow. The application I am working on receives inserts once a month, and the oldest month is deleted ...
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How to do rolling upgrade MariaDB 10.0 -> 10.1 on ubuntu 14

I'm trying to figure out how to do a rolling upgrade of our galera cluster running on MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.04. In testing, the first node I upgraded started complaining about the timestamp column in ...
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SQL Server clustering issue

I am facing a serious issue while building a clustered fail-over instance. After installing clustered instance on both of the nodes, SQL Server is running on only one node (the first node) and as soon ...
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Read replica setting giving error “No candidate servers found”

I am running my website with Laravel 5 + MongoDB. I am using mongo cluster to speed up data read and write, and to lower CPU usage of the mongo server. I have set up the replica like this: ...
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Is MySQL Cluster a right choice?

I'm having a MySQL dual-master Replication of MySQL, each one of the servers have 21 GB memory, I'm now searching for a clustering solution for this project, It's possible to have 6 server: two of ...
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What does node eviction mean in the Oracle RAC world?

Software environment: Oracle 12c with RAC running on RHEL The question might sound rather banal, but I wasn't able to find any word on this in the Oracle documentation I read thus far. By searching ...
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SQL Server Cluster Installation Failed

I need help trying to solve this as I've spent tons of time trying to figure this out but have had no luck. I created a VMWare Workstation test environment and I have been trying to install SQL ...
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MariaDB Galera cluster write all nodes

I've setup a MariaDB Galera cluster. It replicates OK, and works OK. I want to be able to allow inserts in all the cluster nodes, not only on the first node, and right now, I can't do it. It allow ...
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SQL Server 2012 Cluster Service pack 3 fail to failover node

Roughly a year ago, i had this problem with an 2008R2 cluster. I asked about it here, but i didn't grab enough logs in the process. And now i have the same problem on my 2012 failover cluster. So i'm ...
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Default instance name in a cluster

I have a cluster set up with two virtual instance names WIN2K8SQL1\INST1 WIN2K8SQL2\INST2 that was set up by the IaaS company. Now developers are complaining about the naming convention so ...
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Can't recycle the ERRORLOG - error 17049

When we attempted to run sp_cycle_errorlog we get the following: Msg 17049, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_cycle_errorlog, Line 9 Unable to cycle error log file from ...
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Upgrade cluster sql server 2014

How can I upgrade SQL Server cluster 2012 to SQL Server 2014? Version – Standard. We have 2 nodes and 2 instances on each node. Have you manuals for upgrade 2 instances on cluster SQL Server 2014 We ...
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PostgreSQL : Master-Slave replication strategy and solution for 3 servers.

We have currently 3 servers(X,Y,Z) running Debian X64, two of them host projects(Y,Z), which don't require that much database, as they serve more static content, but the third server(X) is largely ...
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Traditional failover clustering vs. Availability Groups

I'm looking into Availability Groups to see if i can benefit from them, but I struggle to understand if I can or not. Today, we are running a traditional failover cluster with around 150 databases. ...
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Cluster of Clusters (Not using MySQL-Cluster)

I'll start with an apology, I'm an Ops guy at heart, not a DBA, so I may use the wrong terminology, not in an effort to annoy, merely because I don't know any better. OK, that over with, on to the ...
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Keeping service up while taking drive offline in clustered instance

I have clustered instance with two (2) data drives on it. Drive J has around 50 databases on it and drive K has about 15. One of the system administrators was trying to increase the size on K by 20 GB ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster Replication

Does the replication between an async slave connected to a master withing the cluster affect the performance of the master in the cluster?
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Multi Subnet Availability Group IP Requirement for Windows Failover Cluster

Does the Windows Failover Cluster for a multi-subnet SQL Server Availability Group require a static IP entry for each subnet? The instructions I am finding for a Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) in a ...
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Difference installing SQL Server 2014 on stand alone vs. VM Cluster [closed]

I have installed SQL Server many times on standalone servers with DASD and SAN storage allocated to it. We have a new Hyper-V Virtual machine Cluster set up for us by a third party IT shop. I am ...
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Adding more space + bandwidth to a MongoDB cluster

I've read a lot about sharding and have gone through cluster setup process as well. What I can't get my head around is the actual database capacity after its sharded. So say for instance I have one ...
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Remove a node from Failover Cluster

We had 5 SQL Server 2012 servers configured with AlwaysOn. A few days ago we dismissed 2 of them, we removed them from the availability group and then stopped SQL services. We need to reuse these ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 service pack steps …on cluster

I have a sp3 to apply on SQL Server 2008 R2 on windows 2008 R2 cluster with four nodes and 6 instances. Node 4 do not have any resources but is possible owner for all the instances. Steps I am ...
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Problems with MariaDB - won't resync nodes - Can we build a good diagnostic set of instructions?

I have a 3 node ubuntu server MariaDB cluster using rsync, which keeps coming un-synced. When it happens I try to add it back in, reboot, and try again, try again with bootstrap... Recently I've found ...
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Error adding Database to TSA Cluster - db2haicu

I'm testing TSA Clustering using two test servers. It's replicating our production environment. I'm using two nodes shared disk topology. When running db2haicu, I am getting the following error in ...
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mariadb error transaction deadlock

I use galera cluster with 4 nodes, mariadb, we insert nearly 12million data. Insert task was finished. However we have lost 11000 data. I don't know where they go. In error log it writes; 151220 ...
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PostgreSQL on Cluster

question - I'm working on a project that involves heavy computation and will continually grow in terms of the database it works with. I want to build a small cluster (NUCs I'm thinking) the run a ...
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SQL Server FCI online with incorrect file path

I just encountered this strange issue with my SQL FCI yesterday. Windows 2008 R2 and SQL 2012 - 2 nodes FCI SQL server/ SQL agent resources are online and working as normal, but the system databases ...
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Can SQL Server 2012 FCI have multiple names?

Is it possible to have multiple names for the same SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (virtual server)? IT has a naming convention they like, but it hard codes the Windows cluster name into the SQL ...
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Is is possible to convert SQL Server from single instance to failover clustered node?

If SQL Server 2014 Enterprise has already been installed, can it still be converted/added to a failover cluster? Specific scenario - Amazon EC2 instance of Windows 2012 + SQL Server 2014 (license ...
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Change port number for SQL 2012 Cluster

I have been trying to change the port number of a SQL 2012 cluster with little success. I had thought that I could just do this the same way as normal through configuration manager however, even with ...
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Is it possible to have a SQL Server cluster with Hadoop?

I know how Hadoop works. Is there any possible way to have SQL Server run under Hadoop to build a cluster based on SQL Server and not Drill or Hive. Just a wild question. Any good ...
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Galera 3 node cluster - force an online state transfer without downtime on existing node

We have 3 node Galera cluster. On node 3 I wish to force a state transfer. We have out of sync issues, because table was MyISAM. Now InnoDB. Howto do that? Delete data files and restart? The cluster ...
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SQL Server Installation in a 2 node cluster

I'm installing SQL Server 2014 in a cluster for the first time, and am running into an issue. Environment: x2 Windows Server 2008 R2 - with a load balancer in front Steps so far: Have the IP's ...
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Log shipping 2008 r2 SP2 server to a 2008 r2 SP3 CLUSTER

We have recently configured one database to be replicated with log shipping in production, using SQL Server 2008 R2. We have up and running more than 150 database replicas without any problems. But ...