Continuing from AlwaysOn Part 1 the series continues with a step-by-step guide to setting up the environment for an AlwaysOn availability group. In this article we will break down AlwaysOn environment preparation into three steps :
1. Installation of SQL Server 2012 on each node/replica/server.
2. Installation of the failover clustering feature on each node/replica/server.
3. Creation of a failover cluster and joining all nodes/replicas/servers to the cluster.
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