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Speaker: Ivan Ischenko, Pre-Sales Engineer, StarWind

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Backing up the StarWind Virtual SAN Environment:
Best Practice

To make the production system work with no downtime in case of disaster, backups come as a solution. With backups off-site or in the cloud, businesses become more stable as their mission-critical applications will keep working. To help customers balance cost, risk and simplicity, StarWind works seamlessly with different types of backup providers. It also offers StarWind VTL Appliance so that admins can achieve required tape backups and offload them to the cloud. This guide describes best practices for backing up the StarWind Virtual SAN environment.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2019 (TP)
Failover Cluster Instance on Windows Server 2016

This guide describes how to configure a 2-node Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster that will host SQL Server 2019 Failover Cluster Instance (FCI). StarWind Virtual SAN is used as a shared storage "foundation" for building a highly-available Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) and ensures data safety of the entire system maintaining continuous application availability.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012
Failover Cluster Instance on Windows Server 2012

This guide is intended for experienced Windows system administrators, IT professionals, and the SQL Server database administrators who would like to install and configure a 2-node Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster that will host an SQL Server 2012 Failover Cluster Instance. StarWind Virtual SAN was taken as the basis for the implementation of a block-level replication in the Windows Server 2012 hosted storage that will be used for building Windows Server Failover Cluster. Find all the necessary setup steps in this guide.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2017
Failover Cluster Instance on Windows Server 2016

This guide is intended for experienced Windows system administrators, IT professionals, and the SQL Server database administrators who would like to install and configure a 2-node Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster that will host an SQL Server 2017 Failover Cluster Instance. StarWind Virtual SAN was taken as the basis for the implementation of a block-level replication in the Windows Server 2016 hosted storage that will be used for building Windows Server Failover Cluster. In this manual, find all the necessary setup steps.