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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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Adding Analysis Service to existing SQL Server 2017 Failover Cluster

I have a requirement to add Analysis Service to an existing SQL Server 2017 Failover Cluster. When trying to add it as a feature, following error comes during check. Then I tried to skip the rule for ...
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AGs or Distributed AGs for spanning a DR site replica topology [on hold]

I am working on a proposal for HA and am looking to present the best options for our situation. I've been reading a few books on Availability Groups and FCIs, and am leaning towards either a 3 node ...
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RESTORE VERIFYONLY FROM DISK is failing

We are having WSFC(Windows Server Failover Cluster) configuration for one of database server and from last few days, backup of one of the database is failing. Sometime backup itself fails whereas on ...
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AlwaysOn database not synchronizing/recovery pending due to cluster loss quorum

I have this error in cluster event 'Cluster node 'MMPDB1NEW' was removed from the active failover cluster membership. The Cluster service on this node may have stopped. This could also be due to ...
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I would like to understand better the difference between “sql server stand alone” and “sql server failover instance”

AS these question asks: Are "Always On Failover Cluster Instances" and "SQL Server Failover Clustering" the same thing? Shouldn't Windows Server Failover Clustering already ...
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SQL Server AlwaysOn and FailoverCluster

We have one project which has Failover Cluster with two nodes and one standalone server in AlwaysON. For example: Project 1 Node1 (ip:192.168.100.101) Node2 (ip:192.168.100.102) in Failover ...
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SQL Server 2016 SP2 CU9 - WFC Failover failing

I have updated my SQL Server 2016 on one of my Windows Failover Cluster nodes successfully. When I attempted to failover one of my SQL instances onto the newly patched node, SQL Server service fails ...
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Availability group/Failover cluster failing without signs of errors

So this is the second time it happens. Specs: SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Failover Cluster with 2 nodes No Quorum ( I Think ) Event Viwer has some events as follow: The information one always ...
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SQL Server Always-On Availability Groups LeaseTimeout

One of my AG environments encountered the error The lease between availability group XXXXXXX and the Windows Server Failover Cluster has expired. A connectivity issue occurred between the ...
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Can I setup several mariadb clusters, each for a schema

I'm planning to use MariaDB Cluster, as a way to sync several databases from different peripherals (raspberry pis). The peripherals don't share data, but all data should be shared with the main ...
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Availability Group Clustering - Cluster Group Preferred Owner

We have a three node AG. Two nodes in a local data center, one in a different subnet DR site. Am I correct that the Cluster Name should have two IPs, just like the listener? Also, is there a way to ...
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Availability Groups automatic failover is not so automatic

Behavior when I stop SQL Server Service : The availability group fails (resolving on SECONDARY SQL SERVER and fail state on Cluster management). SQL Server does not connect with the Cluster ip (I'm ...
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Do I need “New SQL Server Failover Cluster installation” to run Availability groups with manual failover?

I'm trying to set up a test environment here to learn more and apply this on our production environment. I've created and installed the Windows Cluster with CLuster manager. Now I'm going to install ...
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Neo4j cluster - kubernetes, helm - no load to replicas

I have neo4j in kubernetes cluster deployed via official helm chart, core stateful set works fine, but when readonly replicas are deployed, there is no load to them. Anyone was already solving this ...
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remove Analysis service from a SQL 2014 cluster

Is it possible to uninstall Analysis service from a SQL 2014 cluster. I’ve seen that it cannot be done in 2008/12. I’m hoping that this maybe fixed now
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Cassandara ec2 Number of Nodes and autoscale for increasing 70Gb of Data

I am beginner in Cassandra, I currently have 72 GBs of Data that is growing and i will have approximately 1gbs inserted into database daily. How can i decide number of nodes in the cluster and how ...
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Not able to add a node into windows failover cluster

I had two node cluster but due to disk corruption one node was removed. After maintenance when second node came back we tried to add it into the cluster but getting exception. I checked the even log ...
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Error in WSFC Role while applying SQL 2016 CU7 in Multiple SQL instance environment

Kindly advise on following error: Cluster resource 'AG1_NAME' of type 'SQL Server Availability Group' in clustered role 'AG1_NAME' failed Based on the failure policies for the resource and ...
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SQLDIAG File in the SQL log folder

There were few inconsistency issues in our database and this happened because of unsuccessful fail-over of DB server(WSFC), same was asked in this question and is resolved last night after dropping ...
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Checkdb issue - Consistency error on two tables at critical database

There was a network activity last night and they were upgrading server switch. Whole network was down and we as a DBA had prepared by disabling all the jobs at DB server for replication and backup ...
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SQL Server takes an hour to fail over to secondary node

I am at a new job, we have a 2008 R2 (SP1) WSFC which hosts SQL Server 2008 FCI. Each node has it's own storage, nodes are 32 core with 32 GB memory (don't ask me why it is configured this way). ...
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When does the quarantinethreshold counter reset in WSFC cluster?

An outage that occurred on our SQL availability group this morning caused us to look into the quarantine settings on WSFC - something we never needed to configure. Now there seems to only be two ...
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SQL alwayson manual Failover Cluster failed because a duplicate IP address detected

When I manually tried to make a failover I got the following errors: "SQL always on Cluster IP address resource listener cannot be brought online because a duplicate IP address was detected on the ...
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Automatic Failover on SQL Server Always On Availability Groups is not triggered when primary replica becomes offline

I have set up a 2-node Always On Availability Group. Both replicas are in synchronous mode with automatic failover. If I perform a manual failover, everything works as expected: Primary and Secondary ...
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mysql 8 innodb clustering - adding instance fails with error “Unknown database 'mysql_innodb_cluster_metadata'”

I'm setting up my first mysql innodb cluster, following the instructions here: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/mysql-innodb-cluster-production-deployment.html I've configured the instances ...
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Dynamic quorum and Dynamic witness in Always On AG 2016

I have a Always On AG 2016, configured on Windows Server 2012 R2 – 2 node cluster. Quorum configured as 2 nodes + Fileshare witness, totally 3 votes. Scenario 1: Now, either 1 node fails – remaining ...
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How to setup a SQL Cluster between 2 sites in active passive mode without shared storage

we need to install SQL at 2 sites, 1 primary and 1 DR. We don't to pay for license for the DR and need to know how will we setup a SQL cluster/replication/alwayson/bag or any other method that will ...
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DATABASE lacks a quorum of nodes for high availability

Just after setting up successfully alwayson - availability group, testing the failover, I get this error message: TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Failed to resume data movement in ...
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SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups Cluster File Share Permissions

Just need to double confirm, when setting up the file share witness to act as a quorum vote in the HA cluster - does each server node within the cluster need access to that file share or is it just ...
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Evict node from SQL Server 2016 Cluster on Windows Core

I have 4 nodes cluster on Windows Core with SQL Server 2016 installed on them (4 instances, 1 instance on each node). I would like to remove 2 nodes from the cluster (2 instances aren't needed). I ...
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SQL Server Always On File Share Witness (Quorum vote) on different subnet to other nodes

I am currently having issues with some of my Availability groups where node 1 and node 2 loose connectivity between each other "A connection timeout has occurred on a previously established connection ...
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Upgrade SQL Server 2014 Failover Cluster to SQL Server 2016 Availability Group on Windows Server 2016

In our current set up we have 2 node SQL failover cluster in data center DC1 with mirroring enabled. And similarly in DC 2 a 2 node SQL failover cluster. DC1 acts as primary via DB mirroring in one ...
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Database Engine and SSISDB architecture advice

I'm seeking some architecture advice involving the database engine and Integration Services components of SQL Server 2017. We have an existing SQL Server environment which is due for an upgrade and ...
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Vertical / Horizontal Scaling Disk Size MySQL or MariaDB

I have been looking into this for a while and cannot find a suitable solution so would like to know if someone here can please help. I am trying to set up database back-end that will assist with ...
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Windows 2016 Workgroup failover cluster

I am building a two node Window failover cluster for SQL Server AG. I am getting following errors in the cluster log. Please help me to resolve the error. Thanks
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Alwayson AG lease timeout and healthcheck timeout

We have a physical SQL Server 2016 Enterprise SP2 with two instances and each instance contains one AG. Sometimes it happens that one AG goes to resolving (without failover), the cluster resource is ...
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HA PostgreSQL installation using patroni and pgbouncer

I'm not having a problem yet, just searching for advise I want to build installation of PostgreSQL on 3 nodes using patroni: master and 2 standbys (for failover only). There are PostgreSQL and ...
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An error occurred on the always on dashboard

I have a setup of Windows Server Failover Cluster and i am using SQL Server Service with one DC, One Primary Server and One Secondary Server. During Using SQL Server Management Studio, when i click ...
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Current Host Server for Availability Groups [duplicate]

We have a 4 Node multi Subnet Availability Group. When i go to the Cluster Manager I could see the Current host server is the Node 4 whereas the AG Primary node is Node 1. Will the AG go down if Node ...
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How to monitor a file share witness for accessibility

In the context of a SQL Server Availability Group, what's the best way to monitor a file share witness for accessibility? I want to make sure the witness can be accessed by the Availability Group ...
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Configure Availability Group in SQL Server 2016

Can you tell me how you add the second node as the replica to the AG? I am using this feature on AWS instances, I have followed all the steps as shown in different videos, but when I try to add the ...
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Do you connect an application to the load balancer name or the cluster name?

My DBA delivered a 2 server WSCF for me to connect my sharepoint farm to. I have a load balancer name and a windows cluster name, and 2 server names. I realize I need to connect either to the ...
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Can a query whose execution plan uses parallelization use the cores of a processor on a another server that's part of the same Availability Group?

If I have two servers (server A and server B) that are part of the same Availability Group failover cluster, and a query running on server A has an execution plan that uses parallelization, is it ...
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Sync PostgreSQL with Cloud and multi Local Locations

I need help with a complex (for me) multi server setup with PostgreSQL. I have to setup a Cloud Server and 3 Local Servers for our company. Each Server will have: Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Docker ...
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Can an AlwaysOn Availability Group be used to mitigate downtime when there's replication syncing issues on the primary server?

Once in a while I'll run into syncing issues with my subscriber server in a transactional replication setup. Taking a new snapshot of the publisher causes significant downtime on my subscriber server. ...
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Enabling FileStream in existing clustered servers in SQL Server 2012

I have heard that enabling FileStream in an already existing clustered environment is tough. I'm working on a consolidation project and currently analyzing the impact it will have if we migrated DBs ...
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Availability Group Upgrade 2012 to 2016 Data Move

I'm working with a team to upgrade a four node AlwaysOn Availability Group from SQL Server 2012 to 2016. Two of the nodes are local and two are in Azure. The database holds a large amount of data (2 ...
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TDE Enabled DB Always Going Into “Recovery Pending” on Secondary Node [duplicate]

I have a Windows Failover Cluster set up with SQL 2016 Enterprise SP2. TDE was implemented on a DB, on node1 the DB is able to start without issues. However, when a failover occurs, on node2 the DB ...
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Remove Windows FCI completely

When I built the cluster I forgot to uncheck the storage. It's now giving me all sorts of errors. How can completely remove the cluster so I can rebuild it? This is a 3 node cluster and I evicted two ...
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Upgrade SQL Server 2014 AG to SQL Server 2017 AG

Is it possible to migrate SQL Server 2014 AG (Windows 2012, SQL Server 2014) to SQL Server 2017 AG (Windows 2016, SQL Server 2017) using rolling upgrade method? What I mean is Build 2 SQL Server ...