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 Analysis Services & Reporting Services.
3 Basic includes log shipping, database mirroring, Windows Server Core support and two-node Failover Clustering.
4 Basic reporting is available in Express with Advanced Services.