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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Understanding Microsoft’s High-Availability Solutions (Module 2): Part 1 – Failover Clustering Overview


About This Video
This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on various Microsoft products and solutions.

This first of two videos looks at Failover Clustering. Failover Clustering is the primary high-availability technology for the virtualized datacenter and Private Cloud. This MVA video provides an overview of the planning, licensing, virtualization, support, validation, hardware, networking considerations, building a cluster, deploying services, applications or virtual machines on a cluster. No prior cluster knowledge is needed for this introductory training.

After watching this video, visit:, enroll in this course and take the self-assessment. For every module you take and every self-assessment you complete, you will be awarded points. These points build up to levels and the higher the level you achieve, the more opportunities you have to participate in MVA offers.


Published Date: November 09, 2011
Presented By: Microsoft Virtual Academy



Video: WMV (ZIP) (no longer available)