SQL Server Standard Edition (Server/CAL)
SQL Server is a relational database server application offering tools for data storage, management, analysis, and reporting. It's available in two editions: Standard and Enterprise.
Which Versions of This Software Are Available?
You can choose to download the current or previous version of the software in any language that's available through the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center if you request this product. You can find out which version of the software is the current one in the Microsoft Title Groups document.
Benefits for Organizations
If you have experience deploying relational databases, you can use this edition of SQL Server to:
Serve data to a customer relationship management (CRM) platform
Analyze data collected by your organization
Support a dynamic website or intranet site
SQL Server Management Studio: This graphical interface manages all SQL Server components with rich scripting capabilities. The Policy-Based Management component can create policies that manage entities on the server, such as the instance of SQL Server, databases, and other SQL Server objects.
Online Transaction Processing: The OLTP engine allows quick access to large amounts of data.
Failover Clustering Support: This feature minimizes disruption of service by connecting to other servers to provide service in case one fails
Multidimensional Data Analysis: The online analytical processing (OLAP) and BISementic Model (BISM) models allow you to analyze multidimentional data from multiple perspectives and in a tabular model.
SQL Data Tools: The tools included provide a development environment integrated with .NET framework and Visul Studio. Developers can build web, enterprise, and data-aware mobile applications on premises and in the cloud.
Obtaining This Product
Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Volume Licensing Service Center and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product. After you download the software, learn how to install it or burn it to a disc for later use.
The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the first email you receive from ENCLUDE after reguesting this product.
.Expect three emails:
1. When your donation request has been approved, ENCLUDE will send a message to your organisationemail email address confirming the number of licenses you have requested. MAke sure the organisation email that is registered with ENCLUDE is up -to-date. Visit My Member Profile and verify the address in your active organisation profile.
2. Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organisation to the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).
3. ENCLUDE will send an email with information about obtaining your license key and managing your donation at the VLSC. If you are new to the VLSC, you should wait for this email before you register there.
Under the Software Assurance programme, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.