Industry-leading performance and security with SQL Server 2019
Regardless of where your data is stored, query and analyze it with the data platform known for performance, security, and availability.
Simple pricing metrics
Pay by processing power for mission-critical applications as well as business intelligence. Add self-service BI on a per user basis.
Flexibility and innovation
Take advantage of cloud-optimized licensing with the ability to license VMs, plus the flexibility to move from server to server, to hosters, or to the cloud—all on the operating system of your choice.
Get outstanding value at any scale compared to other competing solutions.
Fail-over servers for disaster recovery
Allows customers to install and run passive SQL Server 2019 instances in a separate OSE or server for disaster recovery in anticipation of a failover event.
Fail-Over servers for disaster recovery in Azure
Allows customers to install and run passive SQL Server 2019 instances in a separate OSE or server for disaster recovery in Azure in anticipation of a failover event.
Azure Hybrid Benefit
Enables customers to use SQL Server licenses with Software Assurance or qualifying subscription licenses to pay a reduced rate (“base rate”) on SQL Database vCore-based options such as managed instance, vCore-based single database, and vCore-based elastic Pool; on SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines (including, but not limited to, Azure Dedicated Host); and on SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
Fail-over servers for high availability
Allows customers to install and run passive SQL Server 2019 instances in a separate OSE or server for high availability in anticipation of a failover event.
Allows customers to run any number of instances of SQL Server 2019 Enterprise Edition software in an unlimited number of VMs. Applicable under the core licensing model only.
Power BI Report Server
Allows SQL Server Enterprise Edition customers to run Power BI Report Server.
License mobility through Software Assurance
Allows license reassignment of SQL Server 2019 to third-party shared servers. Does not apply to SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW).
Additional benefits for Server and Cloud Enrollment customers
In addition to the benefits noted above, Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) customers may also qualify for premium benefits, including unlimited problem resolution support.
Additional benefits for SCE customers
In addition to the benefits noted above, Server Cloud Enrollment (SCE) customers may also qualify for premium benefits, including Unlimited Problem Resolution Support.