SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition

Posted on 2009-12-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Can anyone tell me if there is an option to download SQL Server 2008 Standard edition evaluation/trial? Please note that it is not Enterprise evaluation but Standard evaluation.
Question by:Srinivas_Vengala
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    Hello Srinivas_Vengala,

    No way until you have a MSDN or Technet account.

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    by:Bill Prew
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    by:Raja Jegan R
    >> Can anyone tell me if there is an option to download SQL Server 2008 Standard edition evaluation/trial?

    Evaluation editions of SQL Server comes only in the name of Enterprise Evaluation and not in any flavors..
    And hence you can't or will not be able to download Standard Evaluation edition which ideally doesn't exist.

    And you can download Enterprise Edition Evaluation from either MSDN or Technet as mentioned earlier..

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    I am just testing the different Editions and their features. So, just wanted to know if it exists. Thanks for your responses.

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