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Is a SQL Cluster Class needed to learn clustering?

Discussion in 'SQL Server 2005 Clustering' started by DBADave, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. DBADave New Member

    I signed up for "Designing High Availability Database Solutions Using Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005", but the class was just cancelled. I was hoping to receive some SQL cluster training prior to implementing a clustering solution. Do you believe a class would be beneficial with understanding clustering or does BOL and other sources do a good job in explaining how to configure SQL clustering?

    Thanks, Dave
  2. dba247 New Member

    I am definitely not a guru or expert on sql server (esp. in clustering) but personally if you are a beginner (like me)
    a class would always beneficial and will give you a jump start on clustering.

    You could always depend on BOL and other online resources (not to mention that sql-server-performance.com is one of the best out there) but it depends on how much time you have on hand to implement clustering since doing this on your own (without a class)
    may take quite some time.

    Good luck.
  3. satya Moderator

    Personally I believe to study before attending such classes, as suggested there are such resources to get an understanding on clustering fromhttp://www.sql-server-performance.com/clustering_resources.asp &http://www.sql-server-performance.com/q&a_clustering.asp links. SQL 2005 BOL has good amount of information too.

    Satya SKJ
    Microsoft SQL Server MVP
    Writer, Contributing Editor & Moderator
    http://www.SQL-Server-Performance.Com
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