Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 AE (Academic Edition)
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 AE (Academic Edition) includes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition, but no Client Access Licenses (CALs). CALs for this product must be purchased separately. Please contact our software advisory specialists at SaveOnIt for assistance with purchasing the CALs your school needs for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 AE.
Because educational institutions get advantageous pricing from Microsoft on all of their software, you can buy Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 AE only if you can provide proof that you are eligible to purchase this product.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 AE is a robust information platform for schools, both in the classroom and among faculty and staff. Development and deployment of applications is fast. Data protection is assured. Database administration is easier with great tools and features DBAs will love. And, with new analysis tools that dig deep into your data to give you the big picture of all your information, you can plan for the present and the future.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 AE has been designed with optimal performance in mind. One of the ways that fast server and database responsiveness is addressed is with the ability to create self-contained virtual databases – multiple instances of the same database –to route traffic on the server so that a single database is not being accessed by everyone and everything at the same time.