I have been asked to install a SQL Server FCI on a 3 nodes cluster already hosting 4 different instances with Always On Availability Groups.

While I am building the lab on my machine, I am wondering if they are any drawback I should be aware of before doing it?

  • needs more details. May 25, 2016 at 16:18
  • The fact that you're adding an FCI to a system that already has 4 different AGs on it? May 27, 2016 at 15:14

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I'll answer my own question.

No, there seem to be no drawback sharing same cluster between FCI instances and instances with AlwaysOn Availability groups.

Thanks for you editions, help and support.

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