Looking for advice for HyperV Cluster and SCVMM - New PS6100
Posted on 2013-01-29
I am looking for some advice in setting up my first HyperV Cluster. I have a brand new Dell PS6100 iSCSI array and will be retiring an old Fiber Channel CX3-20 and looking to start virtualizing my environment. I was planning on going with Server 2008r2 for the 3 physical hosts and using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 but since I am just starting this project should I make the jump to Server 2012 and SCVMM 2012 also? What do you guys think?
Also, after doing some research should I basically setup 1 big volume to dump my VMs onto using cluster shared volumes and one volume for the Quorum. If so what ratio do you use for a Quorum space? If I create a 5TB drive for the VMs how big should the Quorum space be?
If you have any other thoughts please share them. This is new to me and actually looking forward to learning about this.