Dave Bermingham has been an IT professional since 1991. In 2004 he started work at SIOS Technology and began to focus on high availability and disaster recovery solutions for Windows and Linux applications. He has been a Microsoft MVP since 2010 with a current focus on high availability for SQL server and other applications running in the Azure, AWS and Google Cloud. He also maintains the blog Clustering for Mere Mortals where he writes many step-by-step guides and other resources in the area of his expertise. You can commonly find him speaking at SQL Saturday events and other conferences, generally on high availability and disaster recovery options for SQL Server.

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