Are multiple-instances on a single cluster supported with SQL Server 2005 Standa

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Subject: Are multiple-instances on a single cluster supported with SQL Server 2005 Standa
Posted by:  maria.d.sto…@gmail.com
Date: 16 Aug 2006

I had previously read a thread on this newsgroup stating multiple
instances were not supported on a single cluster with SQL Server '05
Standard Edition.

I'm researching information to take to the business for why we need SQL
Server 2005 Enterprise Edition instead of Standard Edition.  This is a
new two-node, four processor active/passive cluster on 2003 Enterprise
OS and I have a requirement for  an app installation to have its own
instance of sql server (security reasons).  I have other apps that will
share another instance of sql server '05.  I'm worried that the
licensing we have now (this was purchased prior to me coming on board)
is not sufficient to support this type of configuration, nor does it
allow for additional nodes or processors.  I have the documentation
supporting the limitation on scalability for infrastructure, but I
haven't found explicit documentation about standard edition not
supporting multiple instances.  I really want the argument for
Enterprise to be a no-brainer and not meeting the project requirements
will get their attention...

Where may I find Microsoft documentation that states this?

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