Microsoft’s SQL Server 2012 (AKA SQL Server code-name ‘Denali’), new details have been released http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/future-editions/sql2012-licensing.aspx.
1. What is new in SQL Server 2012?
SQL Server 2012 will provide Mission Critical Confidence with greater uptime, blazing-fast performance and enhanced security for mission critical workloads; Breakthrough Insight with managed self-service data exploration and stunning interactive data visualization capabilities; Cloud On Your Terms by enabling the creation and extension of solutions across on-premises and public cloud.
The main editions of SQL Server 2012 with licensing & pricing model are:
- Enterprise – $ 6,874 (Per core)
- Business Intelligence – $ 8,592 (Per server)
- Standard – $ 6,874 (Per core) $ 898 (Per server)
- Client Access (CAL) -$ 209 (Per CAL)
For more information about the licensing & pricing model
Click here and download the SQL Server 2012 Licensing PDF sheet .
Select your product & edition whichever suitable for your environment prior to release