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Cluster Two SQL server 2008 VIA WAN and Lan

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Please I want to build clustering for two nod SQL server and synchronize them VIA WAN or LAN Please any help now I am using starwind program to do that but I have big problem when the power down after that I lost the shared storage and I need to bud the driver shared again, Please any program or device to help me to do that

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nasemabdullaa
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cheers4beersCommented:
Is it over a WAN or a LAN?  What kind of bandwidth do you have between the 2 nodes?
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nasemabdullaaAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your reply

Its over LAN

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Ryan McCauleyData and Analytics ManagerCommented:
If you're building a Windows Failover cluster, then there's no need to "Syncronize" them, since they rely on shared storage. Unfortunately, shared storage is the single point of failure, though your "shared storage" can be a distributed SAN that has built-in redundancy, so you can eliminate the risk as much as possible. As far as redundancy in your cluster, your best bet is to the put the servers in different racks - I've seen a number of clusters where the servers are right next to each other, in the same rack, even on the same power strip. Ideally, you'd get them as far apart as feasible.

If you'd like a walk-through on clustering Windows and setting up a clustered instance of SQL Server, here's a great article that details all the steps:

http://dbperf.wordpress.com/2010/07/10/walkthrough-cluster-setup-sql-win-2008/

As far as recovering your shared storage, I'm at a loss there - sorry!
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