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I just want to add some useful links related to SQL Failover Cluster Good introduction to Failover As you are working on MS Azure MS Azure Cloud Storage options Although @spaghettidba mentioned this is possible I'm not sure how to setup SAN storage on MS Azure so you have to check this by yourself.
Replication is a data distribution technology, it was not meant for HA. That said, I would use a cluster. Standard edition supports 2-nodes clusters.
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