Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN® 2-node Hyperсonverged Scenario with Windows Server 2012 R2

StarWind Virtual SAN is a solution to handle intense virtualization workloads without compromising environment performance and uptime. Learn from this technical paper how to set up a 2-node hyperconverged scenario with Hyper-V cluster on Windows Server2012R2 with StarWind Virtual SAN as a storage provider.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN® 2-node Compute and Storage Separated Scenario with Windows Server 2012 R2

This guide describes how to configure a 2-node compute and storage separated scenario with deploying StarWind Virtual SAN (VSAN) for Microsoft Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2. Read the guide and find out all the steps required for provisioning StarWind High Availability (HA) Storage to Windows Server 2012 R2 hosts and creating a failover cluster.

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.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2014
Failover Cluster Instance
on Windows Server 2012 R2

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 R2 Failover Cluster that will host an SQL Server 2014 Failover Cluster Instance. StarWind Virtual SAN is the basis for the implementation of a block-level replication in the Windows Server 2012 R2 hosted storage that will be used for building Windows Server Failover Cluster. Find all the necessary setup steps in this guide.

White Paper: Avoiding the Cost of Confusion: SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance versus Basic Availability Group on Standard Edition

This document describes the differences between Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances and Basic Availability Groups in Standard Edition. It is aimed to help you choose the appropriate high-availability and disaster recovery solution for your SQL Server databases.