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SQL Clustering in VMware, the benefits

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008VMwareWindows Server 2008
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I have a team that is hard pressed to continue their 2-VM clustered SQL W2K8 VM's.  In this particular chassis, I'm running a crumby HP c7000 with 16 blades.  From my experience, a cluster as small as this isn't necessary when I have the power of 16 blades, HA/DRS/vMotion enabled.  Sure there could possibly be a bit of latency between the vMotion from Host-to-Host but honestly, not enough to be noticeable.

Should I convince these guys break this cluster?  If so, why?  If not, I'd really love to know why not.
Jim Millard
Senior Solution Engineer

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