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November 13, 2013  2:00 PM

Old Versions of SQL Server On New Hardware Can Be Interesting



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Database, Database Administration, DataCenter, Microsoft Windows, Server Hardware, SQL Licensing, SQL Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2

Recently a friend was working on one of his clients SQL Servers and he ran into an interesting problem. The hardware in question was a HP DL 580...

November 7, 2012  2:00 PM

Passive AlwaysOn Replicas, not as free as you might think



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, Availability Groups, Clustering, Database, Microsoft Cluster Service, MSCS, SQL Licensing, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012

With the release of SQL Server 2012 and specifically the AlwaysOn feature we need...


November 10, 2011  2:00 PM

More SQL Server 2012 Licensing Info



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, CALs, Social Commentary, SQL Licensing, SQL Server

So as a followup to My SQL Server 2012 licensing blog post I wanted to follow up on what exactly is a core license good for. When working in the physical world it's pretty easy to figure out. ...


November 3, 2011  5:06 PM

SQL Server 2012 Licensing Changes



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, CALs, Social Commentary, SQL Licensing, SQL Server

So you may have heard earlier today about the license changes that are coming out for SQL Server 2012.  I know that the official announcement can be a little hard to get through and the changes can be a little confusing at first (or even second or third) glance.  The SQL Server licensing team was...


April 20, 2009  11:00 AM

Yes DBAs you really do have to deal with licensing



Posted by: Denny Cherry
CALs, SQL Licensing

Probably one of the least fun things about being a DBA is having to deal with the licensing of SQL Server. Continued »


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