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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“Skipping the default startup of database” SQL notification for AlwaysOn Cluster

So I set up our SQL servers to notify us of alerts at severity 17 or higher (as advised by various SQL Server articles). I've done this to each node of a SQL Server Always On Availability Cluster, ...
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Controlled shutdown/startup of a cluster

My three node SQL Server 2008 R2 physical server cluster needs to be shutdown, moved along with its storage to a new location, and restarted once in the new location. My desire is to have a clean, ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster wsrep_cluster_address not working

I have configured MariaDB galera cluster with three nodes on CentOS-6.5 64bits: db1 - 192.168.1.111 db2 - 192.168.1.112 db3 - 192.168.1.113 My /etc/my.cnf.d/server.cnf file is configured as ...
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SQL nodes in MySQL Cluster

I running mysql cluster in windows 8.1 on 3 machines 2 mngmd 2 sql node 3 data nodes in the first machine I tried to connect MySQL server with localhost and tried to put my old database it ...
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What permissions do I need to grant on service accounts on SQL root path when relocating?

During a Win2012 with SQL Server 2012 two-node cluster installation, I accidentally set the system root to be the mount point volume hosting folders for the various attached LUNs for the system and ...
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MongoDB replica set - no election after primary node failed

For testing I killed the primary node of my two-node replica set while the cluster was under heavy write load. I was expecting the secondary node would take over after a few seconds, but this isn't ...
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SQL Server 2012 Install error “The instance selected for installation is already installed and clustered on computer…”

I am trying to setup a new environment for SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn. I inadvertently used some SQL Server 2008 config files initially to do the installs but ran into too many problems. I un-installed ...
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Understanding flow control in MariaDB Galera Cluster?

I am not clear how node state changed. What is the different between node state: JOINED, SYNCED, DONOR/DESYNCED, CLOSED, DESTROYED. These are all state I see in log. I am using MariaDB Galera Cluster ...
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what is the right way to restart a mariadb galera cluster?

I am trying to restart cluster. I have two problems in stopping cluster and starting cluster In stopping cluster, I follow the instruction ...
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Perfmon and SQL Server Clustering

I'll be going onsite to run some performance tests for a client. They have a Windows Failover Cluster, which has a clustered instance of SQL Server. Let's assume for this post that my client's ...
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SQL Server cluster resource won't come online unless its on port 1433

The 2-node SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster works fine until one of the resources got removed. I successfully added it back. However, the cluster is not able to online the SQL Service unless it is on 1433 ...
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Migrate from Percona Cluster to MariaDB Cluster

We are at present running latest version (5.6) of Percona Cluster. Since 5.6 upgrade we are having major stability problems and all minor updates are getting worse. Is there any possibility of ...
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Cassandra cluster on Windows Machine

I am new to Cassandra, and have been trying to create a cluster using DevOps. When I add a node , I get the following error: Error provisioning cluster: Unable to SSH to some of the hosts ...
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PostgreSQL replication with periodic log shipping

I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2 with 64-bit PostgreSQL 9.2 on both test machines. What I wish to achieve is that one server will be a master and other will be a slave. This is just for tests, finally ...
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Prevent SQL Server failback after cluster aware updating

We have SQL Server 2012 in a two-node cluster with Windows Server 2012 (node and disk majority). Neither of the nodes are marked as preferred owner and the "Prevent Failback" option is selected. ...
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Configuring multiple listeners on SQL Server 2012 through High Availability

We have configured two SQL servers on Azure and they are in HA. There are about 10 databases and we wanted to have two critical ones on one dedicated HA group. The listener worked fine until we ...
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Does it make sense to run a cluster of database servers in docker containers?

I'm currently looking into setting up a database cluster (MySQL Galera or Percona) but I have only 2 machines. However, according to many sources I've read (This article from the Mariadb KB), the ...
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Failover Cluster Diagnostic Logs

I know there must be a simple answer to this question, but I cannot find it anywhere. Our SQL 2012 FCI have SQLDIAG .XEL files in their MSSQL\LOG folder. In some instances, these files are often ...
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Linked Server and MSDTC on cluster

I'm trying to set up a linked server between two instances we have on our network. I've done this many times before without an issue, but this time I repeatedly get the following error: OLE DB ...
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Temporarily splitting a SQL Server cluster

I currently have a pair of database servers up and running separately, but with the same structure and (hopefully) the same data on both of them. The applications that utilize the data from these ...
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Need scalable database solution for very big automated data entry database

I've been working on MySQL database in simple web applications for a long time and i now have a project which should maintain about 1,000 up to 10,000 query per minute (it is some logging database ...
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Simultaneous money withdrawls from a distributed/replicated database

Lets say I have $10 in my bank account. The database is replicated in North America and Asia. At the exact same time I do a withdrawl of $10 in N. America and in Asia, meaning that my withdraw would ...
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Setting up my first SQL Server cluster

I've been working with SQL Server for about 6 years and have completed a couple of certification exams so I consider myself reasonably knowledgeable. I am however, about to spec and build my first ...
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Complete Failover Cluster Failure SQL Server 2012

We have experienced a full cluster failure on our 3 node cluster running SQL Server 2008 R2 with 7 SQL Server instances. It started when we rebooted one of the nodes and it returned an error: Node ...
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What is the preferred mode of replication for a MySQL Cluster?

Reading about MySQL Cluster, I'd like to know about what are the preferred models of replication. I understand that it supports asynchronous replication out of the box, but I'm not sure of how it ...
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Can you upgrade a single SQL Server 2008 Failover Cluster Instance to SQL Server 2012?

Or do you have to upgrade every FCI on the Failover Cluster? The documentation doesn't seem to be clear. We have a 7 instances on a 3 node cluster. We want to upgrade only one of the instances from ...
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High Availability in PostgreSQL with automated failover

I am currently working on designing an architecture for High Availability in PostgreSQL for a database of approximately 5TB in size. Also, I would like to re-direct my reads to a slave node(preferably ...
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How can I achieve clustering of rows without the exclusive lock and logging overhead of the `cluster` command?

The CLUSTER command on a big table can take a long time, and blocks both reads and writes to the table while it runs. I don't need the data in my table to be strictly sorted in index order, I just ...
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Failover Cluster and AlwaysOn Availability Groups across Data Centers

We have two 3 node clusters in separate data centers, let's call them ClusterP and ClusterS. ClusterP is our primary and ClusterS is our secondary for disaster recovery. Each cluster has multiple ...
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Failover cluster connection issue

I'm trying to run SQL Server Failover cluster in Azure. I have NODE1 and NODE2 in a cluster and another SERVER in the same network trying to connect to the database server using the instance from ...
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Problems with clustered DTC server 2008 R2

I had a working clustred DTC, but due to a disk migration, i had to delete the service and recreate it. Thats how the problem started. When i recreate the service, it comes online perfectly. But when ...
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Failover Cluster - Add Witness Disk?

I'm trying to build SQL Server 2012 Cluster on top of Windows Cluster 2008R2. Can anyone please suggest.. do we need quorum disk in setting up SQL cluster 2012 on top of windows cluster 2008r2
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Multi-Site clustering on Windows 2012 for SQL Server 2012

I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. We are trying to do a proof of concept for a 3 node multi-site cluster on Windows Server 2012 R2 for our SQL Server environment. There ...
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Min no. of replicas to set up SQL Server Always ON over a Failover Cluster on a Windows Cluster

AO: Always ON FCI: Failover Cluster Instance WSFC: Windows Server Failover Cluster I'm scratching the surface of AO. I currently have one SQL 2012 FCI on a WSFC. Which means one Active node at a ...
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MS SQL Server 2012 Failover Cluster connection issue

I was about to give up with this but I'll give it a go here if anyone can help. I've set up a fail-over cluster SQL Server with 2 SQL nodes, Domain controller and file witness. All seems to work ...
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MongoDB Synchronizing multiple Shards

I've got the following layout Picture Cluster RZ West is my first data center A and RZ Ost my second data center B. As you can see one secondary database of each cluster is available in the other ...
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Is there a way to synchronise 2 postgresql server that may be deconnected and modified?

I would like to know if there is a way to use a cluster / replication mecanism that can manager deconnection and modification while deconnected. Say I have server A and B, they see each over, cluster ...
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Migrating a SQL NetName Between Clusters

Instance A is a default SQL Server 2005 instance on a two-node Windows 2003 cluster. Instance B is a default SQL Server 2012 instance on a two-node Windows 2008 R2 cluster. The application team is ...
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Three Node Cluster that Allows For Two Failures

We are creating a three-node three-instance cluster with SQL 2008 R2 (not cutting edge, but that is what the application supports) and think it should be able to maintain quorum with two physical ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster

I have two mariadb servers in cluster that is working galera and xtradb. it is my primary server configuration: [mysqld] datadir=/var/lib/mysql query_cache_size=0 binlog_format=ROW ...
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SQL Server: multiple failover cluster instances with disjoint storage

This is for SQL Server 2012. I currently have two datacenters that have separate SANs. I'm using failover cluster instances (FCIs) for server redundancy, and then AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AGs) ...
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How to update SQL Server 2005 clustered instances?

We have a 3 node cluster with an instance running on each. Windows 2003 R2 32bit (16GB) / SQL Server 2005 I want to bring them all up to build 9.00.5266 (SP 4 + CU3) (1 Node is already updated) The ...
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SQL Server Configuration Manager 2012 - TCP/IP, unable to set IP All = No

I have a 4-node SQL Server 2012 SP1 cluster, and under Network Configuration -> TCP/IP -> Protocol (tab), I am able to switch Listen All from Yes to No. However, when I hit OK (or Apply), I get the ...
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Postgres database zero down time production deployment

I need some idea about how I can deploy a financial application in production environment using PostgreSQL DB with zero down time. I have two servers in Master-Slave design. Currently I am giving ...
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Master-master database replication on 5 servers

My current project requires immediate replication between 5 databases. Servers are physically distributed across the globe. Currently we use Redis with one master server installed on another 6th ...
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Data mirroring suggestions

On my test environment, I have a SQL 2012 2-node physical cluster that accesses a common iSCSI storage on a separate Windows Server 2012 box. What options are there if I want to backup this storage to ...
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High availability PostgreSQL 9.3 server on Windows

I'm trying to set up PostgreSQL 9.3 server in HA mode on 2 Windows servers. Final solution should be deployed to Microsoft azure network, so there are few limitations. Since Microsoft is doing ...
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Upgrade/migrate a Microsoft Cluster

We currently have active/active windows 2008 cluster hosting 2 instances of SQL 2008 R2. We have a new hardware for windows 2012 clustering. We want to use this new hardware to upgrade the ...
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How to use Blob Storage as shared storage in a Windows Azure Failover Cluster?

In the context of SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition, is it possible to make Azure Blob storage available to a SQL Failover cluster directly as a shared SCSI resource on a Windows Cluster composed on ...
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Active/ Active SQL Server Clustering on AWS

I need to design and implement a highly available SQL Server 2012 clustering on Amazon AWS. In the white paper presented by Amazon, they provided an example of Active/ Passive SQL Cluster. Do you know ...