At a high level, there are three differences in licensing SQL 2016:
- Reduction in SQL 2016 Edition options.
- New license grant rules for migrating from SQL BI Servers to SQL Enterprise Servers.
- A simplified virtual core licensing calculation to align with physical core models.
Compared to the SQL 2014 license models, this round of changes is less complex, but it will still have an impact on your organization. Let’s break down each of these adjustments and how to proceed. Continue Reading…