Complete Data Platform for Departmental Applications SQL Server 2008 Standard is a complete data management and business intelligence platform providing best-in-class ease of use and manageability for running departmental applications
Top Features - SharePoint Integration - Policy-Based Management - Excel 2007 and Visio 2007 Add-in Support - Automatic Corruption Recovery from Mirror - Comprehensive Set of Data Mining Algorithms - Auto-generate Staging and Data Warehouse Schema
Ease of Use Reduce operational and development overhead with an easy-to-use database platform for small- to medium-scale database solutions.
Ensure business continuity - Facilitate server upgrades with stable and more predictable query performance - Ensure business continuity with enhanced Database Mirroring including automatic page repair and improved performance
Store any information - Build Spatial capabilities into your applications with new geography and geometry data types - Store binary data in the file system while preserving it as an integral of the database with FILESTREAM