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.
SQL Server Enterprise, the premium offering, delivers comprehensive high-end datacenter capabilities for demanding database and business intelligence requirements.
Gain greater uptime, faster failover, improved manageability, and better use of hardware resources through AlwaysOn for high availability. AlwaysOn provides up to four active, readable secondaries, greater online operations, and an integrated dashboard for managing high availability.
Enable breakthrough performance across data warehousing, analytics, and business intelligence. In-memory capabilities are built right into the SQL Server database and analytics engines for flexibility and ease of use.
Achieve high scale in traditional on-premises as well as highly virtualized deployments with Windows Server 2012 R2. Physical processing can scale up to 640 logical processors and virtual machines scale up to 64 logical processors with 1 TB of RAM.
Unlock new insights via Power View, a highly interactive data exploration and visualization tool for business analysts and end users. Power View supports visualization for both the tabular and multi-dimensional analytical models.
Improve data quality by using organizational knowledge and 3rd party reference data providers to profile, cleanse, and match data through Data Quality Services.
Increase manageability related to auditing with audit resilience, filtering, user-defined audit, and the ability to audit actions across all editions.
Today’s world of continuous services and connected devices demands that applications and data will be up and available, scalable, and secure. SQL Server Enterprise is designed to support today’s most demanding enterprise applications with built-in mission-critical capabilities.
SQL Server supports scalable data warehousing, data cleansing and management, and rapid data exploration and visualization for end users. Enterprise includes all the business intelligence functionality included in SQL Server Business Intelligence edition.
Quickly create and scale innovative Hybrid IT solutions across on premises, private or public cloud. Connection points in SQL Server make it easy to take advantage of Windows Azure's benefits glued together with common tools to build, extend, and manage.