Mar 10, 2020

SQL Licensing in the Cloud


About Lume and MS SQL Licensing

  • Lume is a Microsoft Authorized Cloud Service Provider offering monthly SPLA Licensing as well as an Authorized Mobility Partner
  • As an authorized provider we can sell and deploy SQL on our cloud environment
  • You can bring your own SQL licenses with you to the Lume cloud as we are an authorized third-party provider via the Mobility Partner program (see requirements below)

SQL Versions and Licensing Options

  • Standard and Enterprise versions
    • Available as BYOL (Volume Licensing with SA) or as a monthly SPLA License sold through Lume
    • SQL is priced per Core (virtual or physical)
      • With the per core model, customers do not need to purchase additional client access licenses (CALs) to access the SQL Server Software
        • Note: the above excerpt was pulled from the SQL Server 2019 Licensing Guide
      • Bring Your Own License (BYOL) is available with Lume IF:
        • You purchase Software Assurance through the MS Volume Licensing Program
        • License Mobility through SA allows license reassignment to SQL Server 2019 to a third-party. See SQL Server 2019 Licensing Guide
      • Developer Edition – Free and available to all customers (see specifications below)
      • Express – Free and available to all customers (see specifications below)
      • Web – available as a monthly license sold through Lume via the Service Provider License Agreement
From SQL Server 2019 Licensing Guide

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