Microsoft SQL Server is a comprehensive database server, ready for the most demanding enterprise workloads. Investigate the high levels of performance, availability, and security in SQL Server. Find out more about how to employ productive data management software and development tools, and equip people with powerful self-service business intelligence (BI).
SQL Server offers a range of editions and offerings tomeet the needs of organizations both large and small.Browse information, comparing editions and includedfeatures, and then choose the right edition for specificbusiness or application requirements.
SQL Server delivers flexible functionality and reliableperformance in comparison with other database offerings.Examine how SQL Server compares against Oracle, IBMDB2, and MySQL, and then make an informed decisionconsidering BI, availability, productivity, and securityrequirements.
SQL Server has a long history as the relational databasesolution from Microsoft. Find information about previousversions of SQL Server, including product details, technical resources, and support information.
SQL Server 2008 R2 has set records for performanceand value on industry-standard benchmarks. Investigatenew benchmark results published with hardware partners, such as Dell, HP, NEC, IBM, and Unisys, that demonstrate leading performance and scalability results for SQL Serveragainst TPC-E, the most rigorous industry-standardmeasure of OLTP performance.
SQL Server PowerPivot for Excel and PowerPivot for SharePoint will bring a lot more freedom to our information workers because they will have powerful, easy-to-use data analysis tools right on their PCs.
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SQL Server is a world-class database platform, ready for the most demanding challenges. Examine the advantages of SQL Server 2008 R2 against the competition.
Identify the most appropriate edition of SQL Server by comparing key capabilities side-by-side, such as scalability and performance, manageability, and security.
Microsoft continues to offer older versions of SQL Server. Find product details, technical resources, and support information for previous versions of SQL Server.
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