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ESX with HA for Small Business

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Hi

What would be an ideal ESX setup including vmotion with only 2 ESX servers for a Small Business? How could they offer HA?
Running the VMs on a NAS through iSCSI does not sound very robust. Especially if the NAS fails.

Is there any "cheap" solutions to still offer virtualisation and HA but not having to get through SAN attached redundant storage and everything?

Could the VMs run on the local disk of the ESX host and have a service "mirroring" the data to the other ESX host?
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