This session presents the state of the art in High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server. Learn how customers upgraded from SQL Server 2005 to 2008 with minimal downtime using Failover Clustering and Mirroring. See the benefits achieved through new features like Log Compression for Database Mirroring. Identify the need for BOTH Disaster Recovery and High Availability, and learn how Log Shipping is being used to reduce data loss in case of a disaster. Best Practices around Replication, Database Mirroring and client failover considerations are also discussed.