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UtterAccess Forums _ UtterAccess.com News _ SQL Server Developer Edition Is A Free Download

Posted by: DougY Mar 31 2016, 07:06 PM

31-March-2016

Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition will now be a free download for https://www.visualstudio.com/products/visual-studio-dev-essentials-vs users. Note that SQL Server Developer Edition is for development and testing only; it should not be used in production environments or with production data. When SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition is released later this year, it will also be free.

You can find out more in the https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/03/31/microsoft-SQL-server-developer-edition-is-now-free/.

Posted by: nvogel Apr 1 2016, 12:37 AM

That's good news. SQL Server Dev was always a fantastic deal at around $50 but now it's even better.