Sql express or sql 2008

Hi,

I wonder if there s a reason to absolutely go for sql server instead os sql express when you have a small environment. Express asks for less resources and  goes upto 10 gb, wright?

Thx for your feedback.
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Ramesh Babu VavillaCommented:
below are the limitations on SQL Server 2008 Express edition
1 BCP not suppported
2 Database size is 10 GB and Log file size is 4 GB
3 Profiler not installed
4 scheduled Maintenace jobs not available
5 Import/Export option is not avaialable
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Ok, thanks. But does sql express require less resources then full version, what makes it more performant?
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kanalQkoTechnical Support EngineerCommented:
resources should be similar, anyway I`d suggest you to look for ms sql 2012, which was already released (i`m going to beta exam in a while) ;-)
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