SQL Server 2014 Standard
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 delivers business-class data management
for a wide variety of database applications, with reliable uptime,
security, and ease of management. Hybrid cloud capabilities help to
scale on demand, increase availability, and reduce costs. And when
it comes to business intelligence (BI), SQL Server 2014 delivers
faster insights into any data through familiar tools. With SQL
Server 2014, you get integrated development and deployment, and one
of the most secure database platforms with built-in security and
information technology (IT) controls–at the lowest total cost of
SQL Server 2014, the latest complete information platform from
Microsoft, embodies the new era of Microsoft’s Cloud OS, which
provides organizations and customers with one consistent platform
for infrastructure, apps and data that span customer data centers,
hosting service- provider data centers, and the Microsoft public
cloud. The benefits that customers experience with a consistent
platform include common development, management, data, identity,
and virtualization, no matter where an application is being run.
Finally, SQL Server 2014 enables new unique hybrid-cloud solutions
based on the Cloud OS. These solutions can positively affect an
organization’s bottom line and allow an organization to create
innovative solutions for its database applications.
SQL Server 2014 Features
- 16 processor cores: Microsoft SQL Server Standard 2014 boasts extremely high capacity
and provides up to 128 GB of memory utilization per server
- In-Memory OLTP Engine: enables memory optimization of selected tables and stored
procedures. The In-Memory OLTP engine is designed for high
concurrency and uses a new optimistic concurrency control mechanism
to eliminate locking delays.
- Buffer Pool Extension: provides a new solid state disk (SSD) integration capability that
lets you use SSDs to expand the SQL Server 2014 Buffer Pool as
nonvolatile RAM (NvRAM).
- Backup Encryption: gives the ability to encrypt database backups for at-rest data
protection. SQL Server 2014 supports several encryption algorithms,
including Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 128, AES 192, AES 256,
and Triple DES.