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Microsoft SQL Server

Purchasing Fully Managed Microsoft SQL Server Service with ITS Support

In the Fully Managed infrastructure, ITS owns, manages, and supports the Microsoft SQL Server hardware and software resources. The service includes high availability features and regular backups.

The Microsoft SQL Server database servers may be used for websites, commercial applications, and custom applications designed and built by the customer. The central Microsoft SQL Server database servers are shared to minimize cost and ensure efficient use of the service resources.

Features

  • 1 gigabyte of storage space on the central Microsoft SQL Server database servers.
  • Daily backups (at minimum) with two week retention.
  • Ability to safely store Category-I data in databases.
  • Access to the ITS Systems Microsoft SQL Server team for advice and troubleshooting.

Cost

The Fully Managed Microsoft SQL Server database service is available at no cost for up to six named databases. Additional named databases can be purchased in quantities of six for an additional $150 per year. Additional storage space is $3 per gigabyte per year.

Ordering

The Fully Managed Microsoft SQL Server database service must be ordered through the Microsoft SQL Server Database Service order form.

Who should choose this?

This service is suitable for departments, colleges, or other groups that require Microsoft SQL Server but who do not have the appropriate hardware, software, or staff resources to run it themselves.

Last updated July 29, 2013 @ 3:36 pm

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