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SQL Server Standard Edition Survival Guide

by Russ Thomas

Are you trying to force SQL Server Standard Edition to do something that may only be capable in enterprise edition? In this course, you'll learn how to experience standard edition technologies as closely to the enterprise edition as possible.

What you'll learn

A major consideration most people face when implementing SQL Server is the cost. Are you buying the right edition for the features that you need? Are you using the features in standard edition to their full potential? In this course, SQL Server Standard Edition Survival Guide, you'll learn how to use the features and technologies not only as they are, but also make your SQL Server Standard Edition experience as close to the feature set in enterprise as possible. First, you'll cover how to support reliable, high availability in disaster recovery implementations. Next, you'll explore how to ensure you have industrial strength security, and how to build high performance systems. Finally, you'll discover when enterprise edition is the better choice. By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding of the feature sets available, and the confidence and skills needed to survive on standard edition.

About the author

Currently an IT leader in Denver Colorado's financial sector Russ has focused on database engineering, modelling, administration, and BI since 1997 across the Microsoft stack. Russ is a passionate trainer and SQL community volunteer presenting regularly at PASS SQL Saturday events and local user groups around the US. In 2019 much of Russ' focus turned to cloud based data lakes specifically on Google BigQuery.

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