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server 2008 R2 shared cluster volumes

Assume I have a Windows 2008 R2 clustered environment where one disk on my SAN acts as the quorum disk and another acts as the data disk for the clustered nodes. In this environment when the first clustered node goes down the 2nd one kicks in and the users have all their data via disk 2.in the SAN.  R2 offers something called shared cluster volume as well which sounds like again it's  a disk on my SAN. What does it do differently in the scenario I presented where one node goes down? What is it's purpose? It's not that clear to me.
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I'll take a look.
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r_panosCommented:
Shared Clustered Volume is a feature of R2 that allows the Live Motion of VM (move VMs between physical hosts of an Hyper-V cluster without user's experience disruption.
Your actual clustered data disk can be converted to SCV.
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Is there any way I can mirror a Shared Cluster Volume with software that comes with Windows as opposed to using proprietary SAN mirroring software?
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r_panosCommented:
Considering that you need a SAN (and you got one) in order to create a Microsoft Cluster (no mention about "exotic" solutions) I find no reason for such a choise. Anyway, as far as I know the answer is no.
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Let me see if I can set up a lab to try this.
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