No one disputes that “high availability” is important for mission-critical SQL Server databases. But there is ongoing debate over what constitutes high availability. If you ask 10 people “What is high availability?” you might get 15 different answers. This white paper covers the basics of high availability for SQL Server- what it is, what it is not and how to leverage clustering to achieve your required level of availability for your critical applications. Learn what the options are for achieving high availability and how to use clustering for disaster recovery purposes.