A major consideration most people face when implementing SQL Server is the cost. Are you buying the right edition for the features that you need? Are you using the features in standard edition to their full potential? In this course, SQL Server Standard Edition Survival Guide, you'll learn how to use the features and technologies not only as they are, but also make your SQL Server Standard Edition experience as close to the feature set in enterprise as possible. First, you'll cover how to support reliable, high availability in disaster recovery implementations. Next, you'll explore how to ensure you have industrial strength security, and how to build high performance systems. Finally, you'll discover when enterprise edition is the better choice. By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding of the feature sets available, and the confidence and skills needed to survive on standard edition.