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SQL Server Enterprise Edition is relational database server software offering tools for data storage, management, analysis, and reporting. Enterprise Edition contains all of the features of the Standard and Business Intelligence editions, plus mission-critical applications and data warehousing features.
This donation provides two core licenses. SQL Server with core-based licensing requires a minimum of four core licenses to function. In order to use this product, you will need to obtain enough copies to cover the cores in the processors you plan to use with SQL Server.
If you have experience deploying relational databases, you can use this edition of SQL Server to:
For more information, see Microsoft's Features Supported by the Editions of SQL Server.
Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Volume Licensing Service Center and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product. After you download the software, learn how to install it or burn it to a disc for later use.
The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the first email you receive from tt-exchange after requesting this product.
Expect three emails:
Under the Software Assurance programme, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.
This programme is currently available only to eligible UK Registered Charities
Products will be distributed to eligible organisations only, not to individuals, and within the Microsoft Guidelines.
Organisations which provide the following types of services MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:
Additional types of organisations MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme, including:
The following types of organisations are NOT eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:
Provided an organisation meets the Eligibility Criteria for the Microsoft Software Donations Programme, donation requests can be made in line with the following entitlement guidelines:
• During its two-year cycle, an organisation can request products from up to 10 title groups.
• For title groups that contain desktop products, server products that use core-based licensing, or license-only products (like CALs), there is a 50-product maximum.
• For server products that do not use core-based licensing, there is a five-product maximum, regardless of title group.
Please see Microsoft Software Donations Programme FAQs for further information.