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Questions tagged [clustering]

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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File Share Witness with 4 Node Cluster

I am building a cluster of 4 nodes along with a file share witness. Every month due to server updates the server that holds the file share will need to be rebooted. My question is while the file ...
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SQL Server Availability Group replica not the same as the Failover Cluster node? [on hold]

I have a database that lives on a 4-replica Availability Group and a 4-node Windows Server Failover Cluster. Currently they are on D and A, respectively, and it appears to be running ok. Is there a ...
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Making a server with multiple instances a member of two effectively independent clusters

We're in the early stages of planning a new database environment for our ERP and CRM applications (third-party). The goal is to use Always On Availability Groups for HA, rolling patches, read-only ...
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help understanding galera consistency (certification-based replication)

Galera uses a certification-based replication to achieve strong consistency. While doing a transaction after doing a COMMIT the other nodes will certify it and if is ok it will be successfully ...
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Does each node of SQL traditional cluster have separate master database

In SQL server traditional cluster, does each node of cluster has their our own master database? I am sure physically they don't...but logically might be?? Also as we know that the method of applying ...
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Do we really need a file share witness? [duplicate]

We have an Availability Group configured. Total number of nodes in the cluster is 3 (odd). All are in same subnet. Also we do have file share witness. Everything is working fine for now. My question ...
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SQL Server 2014 Failover cluster - Nodes on different patch levels

As part of trouble shooting a performance issue with a SQL Server cluster I found out that the nodes haven't been patched properly to the same level. It is a 2 node active / passive cluster. SQL ...
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Availability Group cluster memory issue after network issues. How to dump HADR Log Block Msg Pool?

We have a four node Availability Group, two nodes in one site, two nodes off site in another data center. I have noticed after every WAN issue where the WAN connection is flapping, and the off site ...
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Why am I unable to create this Availability Group? (error 35220)

I was attempting to create an Availability Group on a SQL Server 2017 instance and was running into error 35220: Could not process the operation. Always On Availability Groups replica manager is ...
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Xtrabackup corrupt incremental backup

I have 3 nodes PXC 5.6 cluster. Xtrabackup 2.3.10. Centos 7.6 Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-56-5.6.41-28.28.1.el7.x86_64 I am using only single Node-1 for both read and write. And I use to take backup ...
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MongoDB replica has no primary

I have an existing MongoDB setup (part of a Graylog installation) where I'm attempting to configure a replica set with a primary, secondary and arbiter. I had the primary and arbiter configured ...
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is vertical scaling good idea for a mysql database server?

I operate a mariadb/mysql database server and i do not want to get into the problems with managing a multi-cluster database server i have access to huge CPU and RAM and STORAGE when needed so my ...
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EventID 1196 | SQL Cluster & FailoverClustering

I have Pre-Staged the SQLCluster objects, since login had no Domain admin rights. Later SQL Cluster installation completed successfully.(Also tested with failover and failback).It is working fine till ...
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Domain Controller on Multi Subnet Always on Availability Group

This is will be my first big project. We have 4 Replica Always on availability group with 3 Replica on site and another replica offsite (different subnet) the File share witness will be placed on ...
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Safe backup of PXC / Galera cluster

I have 3 nodes 'master master' cluster and using PXC 5.6 But I am only using a single node for both read and write. Before using pxc, i was using standalone Mariadb 5.5 and I was taking backup using ...
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mysql cluster with 1 master 1 node and 2 slave

My Query is I want to set up MySQL cluster with 1 Master 1 Node and 2 Slave with Auto failover. If my master is down node should assign slave as a master. Can anyone suggest me an idea to do that? As ...
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Convert MyISAM to InnoDB in PXC master master

I have 3 nodes PXC 5.6 master master cluster. I have few tables that are using MyISAM. Total MyISAM table = 120 Total MyISAM table size = 80MB I have also read few recommendations where it suggests ...
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Duplicate Ips for cluster nodes causing backup issues

We have a four node cluster (SQL Server 2014 on Windows 12) and we recently setup heart beat network on the nodes following a best practices source after experiencing some cluster instability issues. ...
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Cluster IP's under Access Point for Administering the Cluster

When adding the cluster IPs under Access Point for Administering the Cluster, do we only include IPs for the public subnets, or do we also need to include an IP for the private subnet(s)? This ...
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SQL Server error 19456 when adding the listener

I have three replica same subnet both has a Private and public network. I was able to create the cluster and create the availability group . When I try to add the listener I get the below error ...
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Automatic fail over in Always on availability group with 3 Node in synchronous mode and 1 Node in Asynchronous Mode

I am laying out a plan where there will be 3 Node on site with automatic fail over with synchronous mode and 1 remote replica with asynchronous mode. My question is if the primary goes down which node ...
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Difference between Client Access Name in SQL server Fail over Cluster and Always on availability group

We are migrating from SQL Server Fail over Instance to Always On Availability group. The current network name is ABC\ABCTEST where ABC is the SQL server Virtual Name and ABCTEST is the named instance ...
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Percona Xtradb Cluster not accepting options on command line

I am using Percona Xtradb Cluster 5.6 and trying to start my cluster through a donor node via command line and I am getting this error: CentOS 7: systemctl start mysql --wsrep-sst-donor=srv1 ...
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How can coupled databases be kept in sync with selective uni-directional syncing and with connections that can be off for days?

I am trying to create a database topology that looks like this: .------------. Bad Connection. Bad Connection. | Central DB | May go offline May go offline '-----...
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Quorum question for SQL Cluster (Always On)

We are looking at setting up an SQL Always On High Availability environment at our organisation. Our organisation has two datacenters of with one much smaller one but this one's being created to ...
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Cluster Configuration

I’m looking at some of the SQL servers in a (new to me) SQL estate. The servers are configured for AOAGs; there are two nodes, both are part of the WSFC. However, if I look at the SQL Server advanced ...
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Redo thread pending work

I've got a real tricky one here, there so much conflicting evidence it's difficult to write up the question! Here goes.. I've got a 2 node AOAG: node 1 is currently the secondary replica (but I ...
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Failover Cluster Owners

In Windows Server Failover Cluster Manager I can see "possible owners" under "Other Resource" and also under "Server Name". I have a 3 node AlwaysOn Availability Group with 2 servers in synchronous ...
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Disabling IPV6 on Always on availability group

In our environment we only have one network adapters for the Replicas and IPV4 is being used. By default the IPV6 is also enabled. My question is will there be any problems if I unchecked IPV6 from ...
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AG of 2 replicas on 2 nodes in WSFC : is it possible to add 3rd replica to AG and NOT add 3rd machine WSFC?

Please help to to research the possibility of below: We have availability group that consists of two replicas: replica 1: SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2016 replica 2: SQL Server 2017 on ...
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Does clustering provide disaster recovery in MS SQL Server?

I mean can the nodes of MS SQL Server failover clustering be geographically separated and besides high availability also provide disaster recovery?
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Edition upgrade on SQL Server failover clustered instance

We did Edition upgrade on our active node for the SQL Server instance SQL01 and that was successful. I have a question/doubt --> Do I need to proceed the same on other node as well since SQL Server ...
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Can one of Windows failover cluster nodes run on Linux?

As SQL Server is available for Linux can I configure Clustering on Linux nodes? I mean mixed with Windows - some nodes are on Linux, others on Windows in the same cluster?
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Quorom Configuration for 3 Node Windows cluster

We have 2 node onsite and the 3rd node on DR and there is no disk witness. Due to maintenance I set the DR site to be primary and the other 2 nodes to be manual in asynchronous mode and after both ...
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IP address to use with FCI, Always On AG and Always On (AG) FCI

My understanding is that HA can be achieved using either of the below and my concern was which IP address should client applications use when connecting to SQL Server: Failover Clustering: For this ...
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Automatic failover (Clustering/Always On AG)

Let's says we have 2 nodes (N1, N2) clustered (say C1) on-site. And an Always On AG is configured between this cluster C1 and a new SQL server instance N3 (N3 is off-site). Now, if there is a problem ...
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Moving tempdb from shared to local drive in a failover cluster

We have an existing failover cluster that I would like to have the tempdb in local drive. I'm not sure how to proceed. My thought process is below: Create two drives on each node one for tempdb and ...
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Cleaning up the environment on old cluster after migrating to newer SQL Server cluster

We migrated many instances of SQL Server 2008/R2 on Windows 2008R2 and 2012 on Windows 2012 to newer Windows 2016 with SQL Server 2014 and 2016 versions. The old clusters were configured with either ...
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Always ON - What is the difference between the virtual cluster name and Listener

In clustering you specify DNS name/IP address of cluster that is then used by all applications. In case of failover, the same DNS name/IP address will point to the appropriate database server. In ...
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Always On Failover Clustering vs Always On Availability Groups

I have some concerns over my understanding of SQL Server Always On. Kindly can you correct me (conceptually) where needed: Always On Clustering and Always On Availability Groups are 2 separate ...
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Java app crash after shard failover

I am using a Mongo sharded cluster with 4 shards. All shards are a 3 members replica set with a PRIMARY with priority 1, a SECONDARY with priority 0.5 and an arbiter. The Mongo config server is a 3 ...
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Multi-site SQL Server Cluster issue

We have a 12 node SQL Server FCI (6 nodes in our primary datacenter and the other 6 nodes at a DR site) which has been working well until an access control list (ACL) was applied to a network switch. ...
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Install standalone instance on cluster server with SQL Server

I've a cluster instance in 2016 SP1 version on Windows 2016 server. All work fine. I want to install a new instance in standalone mode (version 2008) on one server of this cluster. The data disk of ...
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How to access a shared folder from Windows Cluster IP [closed]

This is a very strange question, but I am trying to access a Windows file share from a SQL server cluster IP, that resides on that server. In the past and on other servers I have, I get connected to ...
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AG Group failover and quorum

We have a 4 node AG set up across two data centers using 4 replicas with a file share witness. Nodes 1 and 2 are in data center 1 and Nodes 3 and 4 in data center 2. Node 1 is primary and is set to ...
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Setting up Always On Availability Groups with Windows Server Failover Cluster

I'm trying to setup Availability groups for SQL Server with two nodes. I have two SQL Servers at two different locations. I ran through the failover cluster validation and everything looked good ...
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Cassandra pool warning displaying continuously

I am using the Cassandra driver for python in Spyder. I am trying to fetch some data from Cassandra table. Here is my code: from cassandra.cluster import Cluster cluster=Cluster(['some_ip']) session=...
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Snapshot Folder Location for Replication with Clustered Instance

I am assigned to create a transactional replication with a SQL Server clustered instance for reporting purposes. I'm planning to use the Distributor and the Subscriber on the same box. Regarding the ...
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ProxySQL in PXC and failing all nodes

I'm going to install Percona XtraDB Cluster, and I have two questions about it: 1- Is it the last step? https://www.percona.com/doc/percona-xtradb-cluster/LATEST/verify.html Or installing ProxySQL ...
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How to create BAG on non-wsfc nodes (SQL Server 2016 STANDARD Edition) [closed]

Stumbled over this a few times now, while trying to figure out if a consultant is right or not in his claim. I hope you can shed light on it. Is it, or is it not possible to configure a Basic ...