Microsoft Cluster Server


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Microsoft Cluster Server

Clustering software for Windows from Microsoft. It provides rudimentary load balancing and two-node failover, which allows a second server to take over if the first one fails. Cluster Server was formerly code-named Wolfpack.
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This seems to be a common misconception regarding Microsoft Cluster Server.
The MAGNITUDE centralized storage platform also supports third party clustering software such as Veritas First Watch, Novell High Availability Server, or Microsoft Cluster Server.
That new release will also include support for server clustering using Microsoft Cluster Server for NT and ServiceGuard for HP-UX; a subsequent release will support IBM's HCAMP clustering for AIX servers.
With its latest release to optimize recovery for Exchange 2007, Mendocino has added enhanced support for Volume Shadow copy Service (VSS) and Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS) and improved usability in ways that speed Exchange recoveries.
The backup and restore package is said to be the first to market that supports Microsoft Cluster Server (Wolfpack) setups.
The Attune file virtualization appliance is based upon Microsoft Windows operating system and natively supports and leverages numerous other Microsoft technologies such as Common Internet File System (CIFS), Server Message Blocks (SMB), Microsoft Cluster Server, Microsoft Active Directory, Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS), Opportunistic Locking (OpLocks), and Microsoft Domain Controller.

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