Editions of Microsoft SQL Server 2005

With only one look on the latest release of SQL Server 2008 by Microsoft and the very first thing that comes into any programmer’s mind is that it is extremely streamlined for its purpose of data management in the areas of management.
Of course, it’s design and use are generally factors to consider on why this product is best seen as a good investment for any business that has computers as part of its growth, and this is something to consider.

And because of this, the SQL Server 2008 is also seen as having been developed for the users in mind, which is highly apparent when one sees the advantages posed by this program over the rest.
For one, this is the only SQL that has a major database to boast off that also includes a comprehensive, but tightly integrated functionality meant solely for the efficiency of its data management tasks.

Indeed, this is something that is not found in many SQL servers.
And by giving the users this amazing capability that when looked upon from afar is already a complete data management solution, the sales and kudos to come in the way for Microsoft will be very numerous.

This also ensures that the users are sure to appreciate the fact that with the SQL Server 2008, their workloads would seem to be lessened as the time spent on work is lesser by a noticeable magnitude.

This, by the way, saves money, which leaves everyone involved in the SQL Server 2008, either directly or indirectly, in its design and use happier than their competitors will be.

The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is a product of Microsoft released in November 2006 and is the successor of the SQL Server 2000.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is a comprehensive, integrated data management and analysis software that allows organizations to manage mission-critical information reliably and run complex business applications confidently.  It allows companies to gain greater insight of their business information and achieve faster results for a competitive advantage.

Microsoft has the SQL Server 2005 product family in order to meet the needs of its customers.  They came up with 4 new editions of the Microsoft SQL Server 2005.  These Editions are:

1. SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition is a comprehensive data platform designed to meet the high demands of enterprise online transaction processing and data warehousing applications.  The application allows administrators to perform operations online, limit the scope of any disaster, utilize unlimited virtualization and limit or even prevent application downtime when a disaster occurs.
2. SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition is the data management and analysis platform designed for small and medium-sized organizations. It covers the essential functionality needed for e-commerce, data warehousing, and line-of-business solutions.   Integrated under the Standard Edition’s are business
3. SQL Server 2005 Workgroup Edition is the data management solution designed for small organizations wherein there is no limit as to size or number of users to their database.  This edition serves as a front-end Web server or for departmental or branch office operations. It has the core database features of the SQL Server product line that it is easy to upgrade to Standard or Enterprise Edition.
4. SQL Server 2005 Express Edition is a free download, free to redistribute, easy-to-use, lightweight, and embeddable version of SQL Server 2005. It has powerful development environment used for building data-driven applications.