What Is The Differences Between SQL Web Edition And Express Edition? Print

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The most well-known and sophisticated Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) made by Microsoft is SQL server is MSSQL. It is a software-based product, and its main function is to store and retrieve data as needed by programs running on the same system or a system connected to a different network.

Large applications with millions of users and databases with advanced functionality and security are provided by MSSQL. 

Microsoft offers lots of different editions and versions of Microsoft SQL servers. Each edition and version has a different feature set and a different price point. This article mentions the difference between the Microsoft SQL server Web Edition and the Microsoft SQL server Express edition.

Feature name

Microsoft SQL Server Web edition

Microsoft SQL Server Express edition

Maximum memory utilized

64 GB

1410 MB

Maximum compute capacity

Limited to < 4 Sockets or 16 cores

Limited to < 1 Socket or 4 cores

Maximum relational database size

524 PB

10 GB

Distributed replay – Admin tool

Yes

No

Distributed replay – Client

Yes

No

Distributed replay – Controller

Yes (1 Client)

No

SQL server agent

Yes

No

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Management Pack

Yes

No

User instances

No

Yes

Dedicated admin connection

Yes

Yes (with trace flag)

Policy automation

Yes

No

Performance data collector

Yes

No

Standard performance reports

Yes

No

PowerShell scripting support

Yes

Yes

Direct query of indexed views

Yes

Yes

 

Accu Web Hosting provides MSSQL 2019/2016/2014/2012 Express Edition at no additional cost with every VPS plan. We also offer SQL Web Edition, which is available at $30 USD/Month. In VPS/Dedicated server, we only provide MSSQL web Edition on the Dever location.

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