Implementing a New Cluster
Many of the mission-critical applications deployed within your organization will be new applications, which require you to deploy new Network Load Balancing clusters. The process for implementing a new cluster involves more than installing Windows Server 2003 and Network Load Balancing on the individual application servers. Implementing a new cluster might require additional network infrastructure, network services, file services, database services, and security services. Figure 9.3 shows the steps that you must complete before and after the implementation of the new cluster.
Figure 9.3 Implementing a New Cluster