New Price for SQL Server Developer Edition
August 12, 2003[From Microsoft Corp.]
Get SQL Server Developer Edition for $49.95 US. SQL Server Developer Edition must be used for design, development, and testing purposes only. Pricing may vary outside the United States.
SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition is designed for organizations that want to provide their developers with a stand-alone SQL Server development environment.
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