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SQL 2014 AlwaysOn Failover Clusters

George Perolli
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We are looking at implementing a SQL cluster and we want to limit data loss if there is a failure.  I realize that using AlwaysOn Availability Groups is a better option, but it is a much more expensive option.  I know that Failover Cluster (FC) uses shared storage and so I will have a single point of failure on the storage.

My big question is if one of my servers fails will I have any data loss?  Another thing that I would like to know is in a FC can I have Server 1 the master of DB1 and Server 2 master of DB2?
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