Another clear and concise article, thanks Perry.
I am looking at creating a local VMs 2 node SQL Cluster (with 1 DC) for both SQL 2008 R2 and 2012. I have done this in Virtual box on my laptop (however, I need more RAM, 8GB just doesn't cut it) and my DC kept on dropping, however I do have a HP Proliant N54L box with 16GB RAM and 2 x 1TB Western Digital disks. This stairway will be very useful in creating my 2012 environment using VMWare/esxi.
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