This post is not Exchange related but it will help us in the future to deploy our HA scenarios for Exchange Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. These are the January events about High Availability in Windows Server 2008:
Building High Availability Infrastructures with Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering
Date: Monday January 21, 2008; Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM PST
Discover how Failover Clustering with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise enables you to build a highly available infrastructure. We give you an overview of the new and improved clustering architecture, describe new tools migration strategies, and demonstrate the improved features. Attend this webcast to hear how the completely redesigned advanced clustering capabilities in Windows Server 2008 Enterprise offer high availability in case of a hardware failure.
Failover Clustering 101
Date: Tuesday January 22, 2008; Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM PST
Are you new to clustering? Do you want to build a highly available infrastructure but don’t know where to start. Join us for this webcast where we start from basics of building a highly available infrastructure with Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering.
Failover Cluster Validation and Troubleshooting with Windows Server 2008
Date: Thursday January 24, 2008; Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Having nightmares about the Windows HCL and trying to find the right solution. Do you know what to do when your mission critical Exchange or SQL solution breaks. Well those days are gone. This session will drill deep into the new Cluster Validation tools included with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise , that solve that challenges presented with the HCL and provide you the tools to troubleshoot your infrastructure.
Geographically Dispersed Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
Date: Monday January 28, 2008; Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM PST
As Windows Server operating systems become increasingly accepted in the large scale and high-end mission-critical parts of organizations, the requirements for disaster tolerance and business continuance become more and more important. The goal of this session is to cover the considerations on how you can build a complete High Availability solution with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise” Failover Clustering to ensure that there is no single point of failure.
High Availability with Hyper-V
Date: Wednesday January 30, 2008; Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Hyper-V, previously codenamed Viridian, is a hypervisor-based technology that is a key feature of Windows Server 2008. It provides a scalable, reliable, and highly available virtualization platform. It is part of Microsoft’s ongoing effort to provide our customers and partners with the best operating system platform for virtualization. In webcast learn how you can make Hyper-V highly available with Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering.
Deep Dive on Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Storage and Understanding Quorum
Date: Thursday January 31, 2008; Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PST
This will be a nuts-n-bolts session that will cover the new cluster storage architecture and how the new quorum model works in Windows Server code-named “Longhorn”. The session will cover the new way that shared storage is managed, how clustering is now totally SAN friendly, how Failover Clusters arbitrate for disks to determine what to do when things go wrong, and what the improvements are that effect you in why deploying Longhorn Failover Clusters will be a key win to your SAN infrastructure.