This presentation is part of LearnItFirst's SQL Server 2012: A Comprehensive Introduction course. The video that contains this presentation can be watched here:
This slideshow addresses types of SQL Server 2012 editions (Principal, Specialized, and Breadth). Editions determine which features are available, maximum CPU/memory usage, how the services respond to events, and various feature-specific tweaks/options. Scott will address topics such as the new CPU licensing scheme, Client Access Licenses, the free Express Edition, as well as the brand new Business Intelligence edition. For those who do not know about the different editions of SQL Server 2012, or have questions about which edition to use, this is the video for you.
Highlights from this slideshow:
- Which edition should I use for large databases, TB-size, 500GB size databases, supports the most hardware?
- What is the difference between the Developer Edition and Enterprise Edition?
- What edition should I use for my small or mid-sized business?
- What do I get with the free Express Edition?
- Will future version of SQL server support 32-bit?