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SQL Server 2012
Let's Talk Licensing and Virtualization for SQL Server
I have two new articles up on Database Trends & Applications magazine. I'd love to get your thoughts and feedback!Welcome to the Weird, Wild World of SQL Server LicensingNot long in the past, SQL Server licensing was an easy and straightforward process. You used to take one of a few paths to get your SQL Server licenses. The first ...
December 13, 2012
A cautionary tale about grandfathering CAL licenses in SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
I've tried to keep this post to a minimum, but there's a lot to say. Please bear with me. I know there has been a lot of griping about the new licensing model in SQL Server 2012. I understand the outcry; folks on high-end processors are going to end up paying much more for the same licenses, and some are even bypassing the upgrade because of it. ...
April 27, 2012
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