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Live Q&A: Economic impact of SQL Server Licensing changes

Learn about the economic impacts of the latest changes in SQL Server, including the new version released in December. Discover how to best utilise the new licensing features of SQL Server to benefit your business. Learn about the updates and changes in the Microsoft ecosystem, including the October updates for Windows Server. Don't miss this opportunity to stay informed and make the most of your technology investments.

Delivered by Daryl Ullman and Alexander Golev from SAMexpert.


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00:00 Introduction
02:57 January 2023 Microsoft Licensing Updates
04:47 How SQL Server 2022 changes affect budgets
07:28 Impact on SQL through CSP
09:33 SQL Server price is growing in 2023
10:47 EA is better than CSP for 3-year subscriptions
12:02 Is there any impact on SQL in Azure?
15:20 SQL pay-as-you-go on-premises!
17:54 Will there be more pay-as-you-go licenses?
19:26 SAMexpert Academy, exams and certifications
24:04 SQL Server editions available with Visual Studio
29:43 Mixing traditional and per-VM Windows Server licenses

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