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how to cluster two servers and an iSCSI NAS drive to create a cloud server?

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i have two servers running windows server 2008 r2 enterprise with 2 NIC cards on both, and i have an iSCSI NAS storage drive (RAID1) with 2 gigabit ports.
my objective is to create a cloud server (running windows server 2008 - any version) which will share resources from both servers and use the iSCSI storage drive as its hard disk. the idea is that when one server is unavailable, the cloud server will switch to the other other for resources and vice verca.

the idea in my head is that both the servers will use NIC1 to connect to domain network, and NIC2 from both the servers will be directly connected to the 2 gigabit ports on the NAS storage drive.

so, how do i set this cloud server up with the intention described above? i cannot find any articles or tutorials on how to accomplish this anywhere on the net. or maybe i'm using the wrong keywords. what exactly do you call this setup in the first place?

your help is much appreciated.

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