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The functionality is included in Windows Server licences.

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the ability to easily create clusters supporting geo-redundancy.
Top Answer: Unlike twenty years ago, the setup of a failover cluster is a straightforward process which can be automated easily. The functionality is included in Windows Server licences.
Top Answer: The standard, non-enterprise technical support could be improved.
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Also Known As
Serviceguard, HP Serviceguard
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HPE Serviceguard is a high availability and disaster recovery clustering solution, that increases uptime for your critical applications by protecting from a multitude of infrastructure and application faults across physical or virtual environments over any distance. It reduces impact of unplanned downtime with no compromise on data integrity and performance. Furthermore, it helps achieve near zero planned downtime for maintenance.Windows Server Failover Clustering provides infrastructure features that support the high-availability and disaster recovery scenarios of hosted server applications such as Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange. If a cluster node or service fails, the services that were hosted on that node can be automatically or manually transferred to another available node in a process known as failover.
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RI-Solution, FAW-Volkswagen, Pella, Octo Telematics, Kenya Ports AuthorityKarl-Franzens-Universit_t Graz, NAV CANADA, Magnachip, ólectricit_ de France, Cambridgeshire Constabulary, Bank Alfalah Ltd., Local Government Association of Queensland
HPE Serviceguard is ranked 4th in High Availability Clustering while Windows Server Failover Clustering is ranked 1st in High Availability Clustering with 2 reviews. HPE Serviceguard is rated 0.0, while Windows Server Failover Clustering is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Windows Server Failover Clustering writes "Good reliability and scalability, however the licensing is confusing". HPE Serviceguard is most compared with Veritas InfoScale Availability, DRBD and IBM PowerHA System Mirror, whereas Windows Server Failover Clustering is most compared with Veritas InfoScale Availability, DRBD and IBM PowerHA System Mirror.

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