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Release Date: December 23, 2011
Release Time: Close of business (Pacific Standard Time)
The following ServerTemplates and MultiCloud Images can be found in the RightScale MultiCloud Marketplace. (Design -> MultiCloud Marketplace).
Description: Configures a Microsoft Active Directory server or additional Directory Controllers. This ServerTemplate supports Microsoft best practices for Active Directory. You can launch a standalone server or a set of multiple servers. It leverages volume-based storage for the Active Directory database and logs with optional scheduled continuous backups. To get started with this ServerTemplate, see Launch Active Directory Domain Controllers (Windows).
Supported compute clouds: Amazon Web Services EC2; Cloud.com CloudStack; Logicworks
MultiCloud Marketplace Link: https://www.rightscale.com/library/server_templates/Microsoft-Active-Directory/30397
Ancestor: Microsoft Active Directory - Beta
Supported OS: Windows 2008 R2
Description: This is a premium ServerTemplate that configures a Microsoft SQL Server stand-alone database server or pair of servers in a high-availability (HA) configuration (synchronous mirroring). This template supports the following Windows/SQL Server versions across the Amazon EC2, Rackspace and CloudStack clouds:
The template applies best-practice disk configuration for system and user databases, as well as configuration for log and tempdb. Microsoft SQL Server data will be stored using dynamically created volumes (Amazon EBS or CloudStack volumes), or on separate drives created via repartition of the primary instance volume (for Rackspace). On AWS and CloudStack striped data and log volumes are supported for Windows 2008 and 2008R2 (up to 3 stripes per each volume tested). Backups can be performed using cloud-specific volume snapshots (on Amazon and CloudStack) or to remote storage (Amazon S3 or Rackspace Cloud Files, supported for all clouds). The template uses Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to ensure data consistency when doing snapshot backups, and configures policy to perform scheduled backups. In addition, manual import and export to remote storage is supported on all configurations to enable migration among all supported clouds.
The template supports graceful (no data loss) and forceful (possible data loss) manual failover, with the latter to be used for disaster-recovery situations. Also included are built-in monitoring and alerts on CPU, memory, and disk. To set up your SQL Server environment, see the appropriate tutorial on the Support Portal.
Supported compute clouds: Amazon Web Services EC2; Rackspace; Cloud.com CloudStackk; Logicworks
Supported backup clouds: Amazon Web Services S3; Rackspace Cloud Files
MultiCloud Marketplace Link: https://www.rightscale.com/library/server_templates/Database-Manager-for-Microsoft/30395
Ancestor: Database Manager for Microsoft SQL Server - Beta
Supported OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1; Windows Server 2008 SP2; Windows Server 2003
RightLink Version: RightLink 5.7
For a list of our latest images, see OS and Software Package Support.
|MCI Name and Revision ||Notes|
|RightImage_Windows_2008R2_x64_v5.7 [rev 9]||Released December 23, 2011; Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with 64-bit architecture (x64)||Amazon EC2|
|RightImage_Windows_2008R2_x64_v5.7 - VMware [rev 3]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with 64-bit architecture (x64)||CloudStack|
|RightImage_Windows_2008R2_x64_v5.7 - XenServer [rev 3]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with 64-bit architecture (x64)||CloudStack, Logicworks|
|RightImage_Windows_2008R2_x64_sqlsvr2k8r2_v5.7 [rev 7]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with 64-bit architecture (x64) and SQL Server 2008 Express||Amazon EC2, Rackspace|
|RightImage_Windows_2008R2_x64_sqlsrv2k8r2_v5.7 - VMware [rev 2]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with 64-bit architecture (x64) and SQL Server 2008 Express||CloudStack|
|RightImage_Windows_2008R2_x64_sqlsrv2k8r2_v5.7 - XenServer [rev 3]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with 64-bit architecture (x64) and SQL Server 2008 Express||CloudStack, LogicWorks|
|RightImage_Windows_2008_x64_v5.7 [rev 8]||Released December 23, 2011; Windows 2008 SP2 with 64-bit architecture (x64)||Amazon EC2|
|RightImage_Windows_2008_i386_v5.7 [rev 8]||Released December 23, 2011; Windows 2008 SP2 with 32-bit architecture (i386)||Amazon EC2|
|RightImage_Windows_2008_x64_sqlsvr2k8_v5.7 [rev 4]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2008 SP2 with 64-bit architecture (x64) and SQL Server 2008 Express||Amazon EC2|
|RightImage_Windows_2003_x64_sqlsvr2k5_v5.7 [rev 4]||Released November 21 2011; Windows 2003 with 64-bit architecture (x64) and SQL Server 2005 Express||Amazon EC2|
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