SQL Server Standard Edition is database server software that offers basic database reporting tools and data analysis.
Client access licenses can be purchased separately.
Use Microsoft SQL Server for:
Cost Savings: SQL Server 2022 Standard is available at a lower cost than other enterprise-level database solutions, making it an affordable option for nonprofits with limited budgets.
Security: SQL Server 2022 Standard includes built-in security features such as data encryption, access controls, and auditing. Nonprofits can use these features to protect sensitive information and comply with data privacy regulations.
Integration: SQL Server 2022 Standard can integrate with other Microsoft products, such as Excel and Power BI, as well as third-party applications. This can help nonprofits streamline their operations and improve efficiency.
SQL Server 2022 Standard can be licensed through several options, including:
Per Core Licensing: This licensing model requires licensing all the cores in the server. The number of cores required depends on the number of physical cores in the processor or the virtual cores assigned to the virtual machine (VM).
Server + CAL Licensing: This licensing model requires a license for each server and a Client Access License (CAL) for each user or device that accesses the server.