The Standard Edition of SQL Server 2012 is the version intended for the masses—those running small- to medium-sized systems who don’t require the performance, scalability, and availability provided by Enterprise Edition. Standard Edition scalability is limited to up to 4 processors or 16 cores. The maximum amount of memory Server 2012 Standard Edition can utilize is 64GB.
SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition includes the following features:
CLR procedures, functions, and data types
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