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Shashank Singh
Shashank Singh
Shashank is a TechNet Wiki Ninja. He is multiple times TechNet Guru award winner. Since 2008 Shashank is working on Database internals, SQL Server memory and has good knowledge on performance troubleshooting of SQL Server.

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Posted by Shashank Singh on October 17, 2017
Cost and License considerations between Always On Availability Groups and Always On Basic Availability Groups

With Windows Server 2012 and above, Standard Edition now has full support for clustering, not just simple 2-node active/passive clusters, but fully configured clustering support.  Before Windows Server 2012, only Windows Server Enterprise Edition could support Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC). Starting from Windows Server 2012, clustering got a huge licensing cost reduction.

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