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I am planning to double the memory on a MSW2003 Ent, SQL2000 2 node cluster -

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I plan to start with the passive node, any tips or web site resources that would provide tips on the process. My concern is the impact clustering has on what normally would be a fairly simple process of add ram, adjust page file, make sure sql can use all available ram.
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I believe that the steps would be:

1. Power down system
2. Add RAM
3. Power up
4. Resize page file - if required
5. Restart to confirm new page file
6. Fail over cluster
7. Change SQL Server memory settings - no restart required
repeat process on other server.

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Have you actually performed a memory upgrade on a SQL cluster ? I concure on the steps but I am just curiouse with respect to the cluster part of the process. This is in a 24/7 environment with pretty much zero tollerance for down time. Thanks
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check please:

Large memory support is available in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283037

How to configure SQL Server to use more than 2 GB of physical memory
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/274750
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points split, thanks guys.

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