SQL Server Standard Edition can easily be upgraded to Enterprise Edition as workloads scale or for mission critical workloads without requiring an application re-write. Enterprise Edition continues to deliver the highest levels of mission critical scalability, availability, and performance as well as maximum virtualization rights with Software Assurance.
Maximum Compute Capacity
Limited to lesser of 4 sockets or 24 cores
Maximum Memory (Buffer Pool)
Maximum Memory (Columnstore Segment Cache)
Maximum Memory (Reporting Services)
Maximum Relational Database Size
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