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Cluster: SQL version and Windows version

Postby guest » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:27 am

Yes. You can have a three node cluster in Windows 2003 and SQL 2008.

You can mix and match SQL versions within a cluster.

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Geoff N. Hiten
Principal SQL Infrastructure Consultant
Microsoft SQL Server MVP


> What about SQL 2008 on Windows 2003 x64 added as a 3rd node to the
> cluster?
>
>
>> No. You cannot mix Windows 2003 and WIndows 2008 in the same cluster.
>> You also cannot do an in-place cluster upgrade from Windows 2003 to
>> WIndows 2008.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Geoff N. Hiten
>> Principal SQL Infrastructure Consultant
>> Microsoft SQL Server MVP

>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I have a 2-node active/active SQL 2005 SP2 cluster running on 2 Windows
>>> Server 2003 x64 edition boxes. I am considering adding a 3rd node on
>>> Windows 2008 x64 with SQL 2008. Is this possible?
>>>
>>> TIA!
>>>
>>
>
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