SQL Server Licensing Costs, Features and Options

DH2i sponsored on-demand webinar

Webcast Abstract

Navigating the SQL Server licensing guidelines can be daunting and confusing. With the recent changes in the SQL Server licensing model for SQL Server 2012 and 2014 in conjunction with various options for disaster recovery, clustering, virtualization and the cloud have compounded the complexity of SQL Server licensing. In this webcast, SQL Server MVP and MCM Robert L Davis will help you navigate the SQL Server Licensing options to help you select the best option for your organization.

This session will focus on the following topics:

  • How is SQL Server Licensed for 2014 vs. 2012 vs. 2008 R2
  • SQL Server Editions and Licensing Options
  • Enterprise vs. Standard Options in terms of functionality and features
  • What is Software Assurance and when is it needed
  • Retail vs. Volume Licensing
  • SQL Server Licensing for Clusters
  • SQL Server Licensing Costs for Disaster Recovery
  • How to save money on licensing

Donít miss this informative web cast and also learn about new opportunities to reduce your licensing costs with DH2i.

Speaker - Robert L. Davis and Carl Berglund

Robert L. Davis is a SQL Server 2008 Certified Master, an experienced DBA, evangelist, speaker, writer, trainer, and consultant. He is the Principal DBA with Outerwall, Inc. and consults part-time via SQL DBA Master. He has worked with SQL Server for more than 13 years, including recent stints as a Sr. Product Consultant and Chief SQL Server Evangelist for Idera Software, Program Manager for the SQL Server Certified Master Program at Microsoft Learning, and as a production DBA at Microsoft.

Carl Berglund is a senior technical business development leader with over 20 years of experience helping organizations implement complex enterprise infrastructures. He helps organizations reduce spend on overall SQL Server lifecycle costs while reducing risk and maximizing infrastructure ROI.

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