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SQL Server 2012 Trial Evaluation Now Available

SQL Server 2012 Trial Evaluation Now Available

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The Evaluation Center team is to announce the launch of the SQL Server 2012 trial evaluation experience.

Solution Overview

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is a cloud-ready information platform that will help organizations unlock breakthrough insights and quickly build solutions.

SQL Server 2012 extends organizations beyond the database with a cloud-ready information platform that delivers mission critical confidence, breakthrough insight, and cloud on your terms. SQL Server 2012 meets industry requirements for high availability with the new SQL Server AlwaysOn for mission-critical availability while new xVelocity in-memory technologies help enable fast data warehousing and business intelligence query performance.

Evaluation languages available for download:

Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish

The SQL Server 2012 trial experience includes ISOs for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions, as well as an ISO with both bit rates packaged together

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  • What server edition is this? How long does the trial last?

    Fundamental questions that have been left out.


  • I had the same questions, but following the first link I see it is a 180 day trial and believe it to be Std. with both x86 and x64

  • Interesting. I registered and when the download should have started, received a repeatable error from the web server: You don't have permission to access "" on this server

  • I also got that today.

  • sir i wants to downlaod microsoft sql server from microsoft web site but when i was trying it shows multiple file for download i am confused which one i have to download pls sir help me how to install sql server 2012

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