VMware Fault Tolerance (FT)

VMware Fault Tolerance (FT) Awesome!  So you’ve got your brand new shiny VMware cluster all setup with HA and think, “Man, I’m in great shape now.  Downtime is a thing of the past!”. Well, not so fast!  VMware High Availability just means that if a physical host fails, the virtual machines can reboot on another host which LIMITS your downtime.  What if your machines are so critical that you can’t have this reboot time in the case of a host failure?  The answer might be VMware Fault T...
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How to Configure VMware High Availability (VMHA)

How to Configure VMware High Availability (VMHA) I am not biased to one virtualization solution or another but I know a great product and amazing features when I see them. VMware ESX Server and the VMware Infrastructure suite has a lot of amazing features that really “set the bar” for other virtualization products. One of those features is VMware’s High Availability feature – dubbed VMHA. When a physical server goes down or loses all network connectivity, VMHA steps in and migrates the virtu...
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