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How can I get SQL 2012 Web Edition?

If I want to get a copy of SQL 2012 Web Edition, do I have to go through a hosting provider such as Rackspace? What about if I am in the MS Select program and a Volume Licensing account? How is it ...
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Windows Server and SQL Server Licenses [duplicate]

I have the following servers: PROD: 2 x web servers (content delivery) 1 x cms server 2 x database servers (SQL) UAT: 1 x web server (content delivery + cms) 1 x database server (SQL) I'm a ...
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MS SQL Express - Memory limitation vs. web application [duplicate]

I have web application that will be similar to forums. I plan to have few thousands+ users on this application, and i wonder if i can use MS SQL Express - here is the list of it's limitations: ...
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SQL Server + Windows Server CALs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I've asked the same question on stackoverflow, but i think it suits here better since it's a problem not related to ...
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Is there a relation between MS SQL Server client licenses and performance

I have a customer who has an .Net application running on MS SQL Server 2008, supplied by our company as a part of Microsoft Small Business Server. He started off with around 5 users, and hence we had ...
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Converting Sql Server 2012 RTM from trial to licensed edition

Similar questions have been asked about 2008, but there appears to be a dearth of information on SQL Server 2012. Does it require a reinstall? Will it go through an upgrade process (and what does ...
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SQL Server License identification

We purchased a SQL server license with 10 user CALS, a while ago. How can I identify the users accessing the SQL server to make sure number of CALS match the number of users accessing the server? Is ...
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Does this SQL Server license seem legit?

The information I'm getting from the software vendor from which my wife recently purchased her new small business's domain-specific office management software is giving me the creeps. My impression ...
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Can I use SQL Server tools (like Management Studio, profiler) on any number of computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have bought SQL Server Enterprise version. Can we install client tools on any number of computers to connect to ...
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SQL Server Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are looking at moving our fractured code base that uses MySQL in some places and SQL Server in other places. I'm ...
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Transferring an SQL Processor License to a virtual hosted environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? My company is currently hosting a service in-house, and we want to move to an externally hosted environment. We ...
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Any Microsoft SQL Server 2008 licensing restrictions on usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Does Microsoft have any problems with HOW I USE SQL Server Standard Edition 2008? I plan on using it to aggregate my ...
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SQL Server 2005/2008 Licensing Decision [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hello, I have purchased a dedicated server from a reputable Hosting company. They only have Windows Server 2008 OS ...
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Device CAL, User Cal or Processor license needed for SQL 2008 (architecture explained inside)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? So we have a number of servers in the Amazon cloud running SQL Server Standard edition to aggregate data. For that ...
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shared SQL Database instance in DEV environment

I am in the process of consolidating sql 2000 and SQL 2005 databases and for the DEV environment the SQL Server instances are shared i.e. diff app databases share the same instance. What ...
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transfering sql server license from one host to another

Greetings, I have an SQL server standard license, and it is being used on a dedicated server from one of the large hosting providers. If I want to move my dedciated server to another company, how does ...
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is it possible to run a different version of sql server trial once you've already run one?

e.g. Have already installed trial version of SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2008 R2, is it now possible to switch to a trial version of the Developer edition?
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Add a licence key to SQL Server 2008 after it has been installed

I have a machine that has had SQL Server 2008 installed on it, but I forgot to enter the licence key while installing. It's now complaining that I have fifty days before it locks down, because I ...
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“Upgrading” SQL Server 2008 180-day Evaluation to Licenced Standard Edition

I run into the same issue as someone who posted this question on experts-exchange.com (couldn't read the answer though as I don't have an account there): {Quote Begin} I noticed that the 180-day ...
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SQL Server 2008 Trial - How many days left?

If you have SQL Server 2008 Trial edition installed, how can you find out how many days are left? It doesn't seem to be in the Help-About dialog, or anywhere obvious. edit: Ok, so it did turn out ...
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Windows Server 2008 / SQL 2008 Licensing for Authenticated Web Application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm trying to crunch some numbers to see what the software costs involved are for hosting an application we are ...
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How are SQL Server CALs counted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Running a SQL Server, as far as I understand it, you need one CAL for every user who connects to the database ...
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Local workstation: SQL Server without 4GB limit

We need to equip a Windows XP notebook with an SQL Server database (for local use only). SQL Server Express would be great, but the database is larger than 4GB. What's the best (and/or cheapest) way ...
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Is there a way to change the serial number in SQL server without reinstalling it?

I have a SQL Server Standard installed on a server and used my MSDN subscription to download the installation media and install it while in development and test phase. I would like to know how should ...
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Does SQL server log shipping require a 2nd SQL license [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm currently working on a high availability solution for SQL Server 2008. I have 2 servers with 1 license of ...
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Terminal Server Client Licenses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? We have a new software project coming in and I need some advice for client licenses. (The people who are running the ...
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Difference b/w connecting to SQL Server from ASP.net and Desktop application In terms on CAL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Why purchasing a Client Access License (CAL) for every device that accesses your server is not needed in web? If I ...
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Two questions for MS SQL CE - commercial use and remote access

I am sorry but I was unable to find the answers. I know SQL CE is free. But is it free for commercial applications? Or is it free for commerical services that are not sold but are used for profit? ...
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SQL 2008 on Windows 2008 server - licensing issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm in the process of setting up a new SQL server for a web hosting company. The company hosts some 500+ websites ...
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SQL Server 1 processor license on dual processor system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Can I run a 1 processor license of SQL Server on a 2 processor system without breaking the license ? I'm not talking ...
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Sql Server 2008 Web Licensing / Edition Limitations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? How is Sql Server 2008 Web licensed? When clicking on how to buy on the Microsoft pages it shows only SPLA pricing ...
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SQL Server version for developing and testing server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? i been trying to find information about what would be the most suitable edition of sql server for a developing and ...
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How can I tell what license I have on an install of SQL server, or Windows Server?

Is there any easy way to find out what license(s) are associated with a running copy of SQl Server, or Windows Server 2008? I have technet subscriptions, and an MSDN subscription, but sometimes I ...
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VM Hosting Account and Buying SQL Server / License [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Thinking about signing up for $100 Windows 2008 Virtual Machine Hosting Account I am going to be running a Web ...
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Licensing a SQL DR box [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm tempted to use a DR server which holds a mirrored copy of a database to also perform test restores and integrity ...
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SQL Server 2008 licensing - do I need an external connector license? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I want to purchase a SQL Server 2008 license to run an ASP.NET website. I have a question about external connectors ...
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SQL Server 2005 / 2008 Licensing question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have read up online, and through some threads here like this one. But I'm still confused and need to see if anyone ...
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How do I tell which version of SQL Server 2008 is running on a server?

I'm trying to square up licensing, and I'm looking at a few SQL 2008 boxes that are in a cluster and I can not see where it says Enterprise Edition anywhere, even though I know that's what it's ...
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How to view SQL Server licenses

I understand that there are three kinds of SQL licenses: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2005/en/us/pricing-licensing-faq.aspx Is there a a dialog in SSMS, a sproc, registry key, etc I can look at ...