SQL Server offers the right edition to meet your needs, including Enterprise for mission critical applications, enterprise business intelligence and data warehousing; Business Intelligence for self-service and corporate business intelligence; and Standard for basic database, reporting and analytics capabilities.
1 Specifications are for SQL Server Express core. Learn more about embeddable Express LocalDB.
2 SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition offers the full feature set of SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Edition, but this edition is for development and test only, and not for production environments or use with production data. For additional detail about Developer Edition use rights, please see the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Licensing Guide.
3 Analysis Services & Reporting Services.
4 Basic includes log shipping, database mirroring, Windows Server Core support and two-node Failover Clustering.
5 Basic reporting is available in Express with Advanced Services.