High Availability / Disaster Recovery (HADR) Deployment Architectures for Azure

f you new to Azure and kicking the tires on SQL IaaS, you’ll want to make sure you are aware of these 4 options for HADR.   Don’t forget to allocate some time to install / configure Active Directory for the high-end solutions.

SQL Server HADR technologies that are supported in Azure include:

  1. AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  2. Database Mirroring
  3. Log Shipping
  4. Backup and Restore with Azure Blob Storage Service

Full article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj870962.aspx