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Failover Clustering Support (64-bit)

SQL Server 2000

  This topic applies only to SQL Server 2000 (64-bit).

In Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), the number of nodes supported for failover clustering depends on the operating system. Some operating systems may require fibre channels for clustering. Because there is no 64-bit version of Windows NT® 4.0 or Windows 2000, you cannot install SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) on Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000.

The following tools, features, and services are supported with SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) failover clustering:

In addition, the following tools can be used for failover clustering with SQL Server 2000 (64-bit), but only if they are administered remotely from a 32-bit computer. You cannot run these tools directly on a SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) computer. To get the SQL Server 2000 tools, you must install them on a 32-bit computer. For more information, see Configuring SQL Server 2000 (64-bit).

The following feature is not supported for failover clustering:

  • SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
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