White Paper: Avoiding the Cost of Confusion: SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance versus Basic Availability Group on Standard Edition

This document describes the differences between Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances and Basic Availability Groups in Standard Edition. It is aimed to help you choose the appropriate high-availability and disaster recovery solution for your SQL Server databases.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN SQL Server HADR using Availability Groups and Failover Cluster Instance

This guide provides a detailed instruction on configuring High Availability Disaster Recovery using Always On Availability Groups and SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance. The document will walk you through the main configuration steps describing how to deploy an SQL Server FCI, add a node to a Windows Server Failover Clustering cluster, as well as enable and configure Availability Groups in a 3-node Disaster Recovery scenario.