Product information "Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard R2"
SQL Server 2008 R2 helps all your users make informed decisions. SQL Server 2008 R2 is a comprehensive data platform that provides increased security, reliability, manageability, and scalability for your business-critical applications. Developers are given the opportunity to create new applications that can store and use any data type on any Device.
Protect your valuable information with transparent data encryption, expandable key management and monitoring capabilities. Ensure business continuity with improved database mirring, automatic data page recovery, log stream compression and advanced event handling.
Be productive. To take advantage of the new opportunities offered by today's rapidly changing business environment, companies must be able to quickly create and deploy data-driven solutions. SQL Server 2008 R2 reduces the time and cost of developing and managing applications.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 allows programmers to simplify application development. It is a comprehensive platform to provide Business Intelligence exactly where your users want it.
Microsoft SQL Server is offered in different editions to give you exactly the performance you need for your business. In addition to the free Express Version, which supports only one of several existing processors and one gigabyte of available main memory, and the entry-level Workgroup Edition, which supports up to two processors and up to 4 GB of available main memory, the SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Version offered here already addresses up to 4 processors and up to 64 GB of main memory. It is therefore predestined for demanding database tasks.
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The following memory and processor requirements apply to all editions of SQL Server:
Note : Installation of SQL Server is supported on x64 processors only. It is no longer supported on x86 processors.
* The minimum memory required for installing the Data Quality Server component in Data Quality Services (DQS) is 2 GB of RAM, which is different from the SQL Server minimum memory requirement. For information about installing DQS, see Install Data Quality Services
The following requirements apply to all installations:
SQL Server Setup installs the following software components required by the product:
- SQL Server Native Client
- SQL Server Setup support files