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Hi everyone,

I want to know more about stretched clusters in a VMware environment \ technology required. Can anyone point me in the right direction ?

The point to my question, is that the IT team are looking to implement VMware across 2 datacenters, therefore, I would like to know about network hardware required and VMware technology required such as HA.

Thanks
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Very low latency links are required, and there are many different ways to achieve it.

e.g. do you just want to failover to Site B, or run from Site A and Site B?

see Scotts Presentation

http://blog.scottlowe.org/2011/05/10/stretched-clustering-presentation/

http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/2012/03/vsphere-50update-1-and-stretched-clusters.html
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Thanks for the links, very useful. I would like to have active \ active.  Just need to take a look at the network equipment required, any suggestions or topology diagrams ?
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for active-active you will need to ensure very low latency, between sites, do you currently have two datacentres, and Cisco networking equipment?
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