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SQL 2008 Web vs. Workgroup edition

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am thinking about migrating from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 and tryingto select right version of the SQL 2008. So far I found out that Web edition can address OS maximum memory size where SQL 2005 only 3GB and SQL 2008 workgroup edition only 4GB. Everything else seems to be the same. What are the disadvantages of choosing 2008 Web edition vs. 2008 Workgroup edition and also advantages/disadvantages of migrating from SQL 2005 Workgroup edition? We are running a public website on this server. I would appreciate if someone can share their thoughts.



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