SQL Server 2000 Editions

You can choose from several editions of SQL Server 2000. The edition you choose will depend on your database and data processing needs, as well as the Windows platform on which you want to install it.

For actual deployment of SQL Server in a live deployed server environment, you can only choose from two editions of SQL Server: Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition. In addition, SQL Server also is available for special uses in a Developer Edition, Personal Edition, Desktop Engine Edition, or Windows CE Edition.

This chapter will examine the different editions of SQL Server and discuss their features and capabilities. Using this information, you will be better able to choose which edition provides the appropriate solution. ...

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