Clustering on the Windows Platform
Clustering is a linchpin of Microsoft's enterprise computing strategy.
To some degree with "scale-up" and to a large extent with "scale-out,"
clustering is extremely important to Microsoft's ability to meet large
customer needs for scalability and high availability. With a practical
limitation of eight-processor machines and a reputation for instability, Microsoft's clustering technologies and those of its
third-party partners and partner/competitors are a requirement for running Windows in the enterprise. In this special report, ENT looks
at the state of the art in clustering of Microsoft systems.