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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Summary

This chapter examined the various platforms that support SQL Server 2012 and reviewed and compared the various editions of SQL Server 2012 that are available. Which platform and edition are appropriate to your needs depends on scalability, availability, performance, licensing costs, and limitations. The information provided in this chapter should help you make the appropriate choice.

Chapter 2, “What’s New in SQL Server 2012,” takes at closer look at the new features and capabilities provided with SQL Server 2012.

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