Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition

Take Advantage of Enterprise Data Management and BI

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise delivers comprehensive security, reliability, manageability, and scalability for demanding transaction processing, enterprise data management, business intelligence, and data-warehousing applications.

Top Enterprise Features
  • Database mirroring.
  • Up to 16-node failover clusters.
  • Hot-add memory and CPU support.
  • Transparent data encryption.
  • Enterprise key management.
  • Central management of up to 25 instances.
  • PowerPivot for Microsoft SharePoint Server.
  • Master Data Services.
  • UCS-2 Unicode data compression.
  • No additional cost for multicore processors.

Usage Scenarios

  • Preventing and minimizing unplanned downtime.
  • Recovering data and resuming operations quickly in the event of disaster.
  • Helping to ensure high performance across workloads.
  • Decreasing storage up to 90 percent by using enhanced database compression.*
  • Reducing hardware and licensing costs up to 50 percent through virtualization and consolidation.**
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Things you can do with SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition

Single management console

Use SQL Server Management Studio to manage all SQL Server instances and services including relational databases, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Integration Services, and SQL Server 2008 R2 Compact databases.


Streamlined installation

Take advantage of improvements to the service life cycle through the reengineering of the installation, setup, and configuration architecture. Standardize SQL Server 2008 R2 configuration by separating it from the physical installation. Create a library of VHDs that are ready to be deployed when needed by using Sysprep in SQL Server 2008 R2.

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