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Free SQL Server License: SQL Server 2017 Developer on Windows Server 2016

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Free SQL Server License: SQL Server 2017 Developer on Windows Server 2016

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This image contains the Developer edition of SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2016. This free edition (no SQL Server licensing cost) includes all the functionality of Enterprise edition, but it is licensed for development and testing only, not production. It provides comprehensive capabilities for mission-critical transactional processing, data warehousing, and real-time business intelligence. It includes the database engine with support for In-Memory transactional processing and analytics, automatic database tuning and new graph capabilities for modeling many-to-many relationships. This edition also includes Always On for +99.99% high availability and read scale-out capabilities. Various layers of protection, including innovative features like Always Encrypted and Row-Level Security for the highest data protection. SQL Server Machine Learning Services for integrated advanced analytics with Python and R language support. Includes Integration Services for moving and transforming data, Analysis Services for data mining, Reporting Services for web and mobile reports, and Master Data Services for data modeling. We recommend that you use a virtual machine size of DS2 or higher for development and functional testing, DS13 or higher for performance testing.

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