Microsoft SQL Server Hosting

Get more from your SQL database with reliable, high-performance hosting for your mission-critical data

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Improve ROI and Business Agility With Microsoft SQL Server Hosting

Don’t take on the capital expense, resource burden, and risk of running Microsoft SQL on premise. With Microsoft SQL Server Hosting, our redundant, SSAE-16-audited data centers and Microsoft expertise help ensure our hosted environments are more reliable and secure than most corporate facilities. Our 24/7 monitoring and professional technical support mean that we’ll look after your infrastructure while you focus on more important things.

 

Benefits of Microsoft SQL Server Hosting at Hostway

On-Demand Scalability

Quickly expand or upgrade your database infrastructure at any time to ensure that you’re always ready for peak volume.

Reduced Costs

Minimize capital expenditures on licenses and infrastructure, and reduce staffing costs for maintaining server and network equipment.

Peace of Mind

Get peace of mind with 24/7 monitoring and live technical support from Hostway’s knowledgeable team. We’re an experienced provider of hosted infrastructure and SQL Server.

Microsoft SQL Server Hosting Features

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is a cloud-ready platform available in four editions, each delivering a different level of features. SQL 2012 expands on SQL 2008 R2 with enhancements to business intelligence, availability, disaster recovery, speed, security, role management, and more.

Hostway also offers Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, which delivers several important capabilities over MS SQL 2008. This allows you to scale database operations, improve efficiency, and enable business intelligence on a self-service basis. A Hostway SQL specialist can help you decide which version is best for your organization’s specific needs.

Advanced Availability & Recovery Options
  • New high-availability and disaster-recovery features provide an enterprise-level alternative to database mirroring
  • Support for multiple availability replicas

Flexible Failover Clustering Enhancements
  • Features Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances, Multi-Subnet Failover, and AutoStat functionality
  • Reduces costs while improving efficiency and performance

Major Performance Improvements
  • SAP-certified to run the industry’s most demanding workloads
  • 50-60% compression capabilities cut growing volumes of data

Advanced Security & Compliance
  • Offers built-in IT controls, including SharePoint Active Directory
  • Features built-in encryption capabilities

SQL Server 2012 Editions

SQL Server Capabilities
Web Standard Business Intelligence Enterprise
Hosting Scenarios & Target Customers Web Apps
Dedicated
Departmental LOB
Small/Mid-Scale
Dedicated
Web Apps
Dedicated
Mission Critical, Large-Scale, Dedicated or Shared
Maximum Number of Cores 1 socket or 4 cores 4 socket or 16 cores 16 cores – DB OS Max – AS&RS OS Max

 

SQL Server Capabilities
Web Standard Business Intelligence Enterprise
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Manageability
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Basic Corporate BI
(Reporting, Analytics, Multidimensional Semantic Model, Data Mining)
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(Partial)
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Self-Service Business Intelligence
(Alerting, Power View, PowerPivot for SharePoint Server)
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Advanced Corporate BI
(Tabular BI Semantic Model, Advanced Analytics and Reporting, VertiPaq™ In-Memory Engine)
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Advanced Data Integration
(Fuzzy Grouping and Lookup, Change Data Capture, Advanced Data Mining)
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Enterprise Data Mining
(Data Quality, Master Data Services)
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Advanced Security
(Advanced Auditing, Transparent Data Encryption)
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Data Warehousing
(ColumnStore Index, Compression, Partitioning)
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Advanced High Availability
(Multiple, Active Secondaries; Multi-site, Geo-Clustering)
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