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Personally, I think this is dangerous to allow. Licensing is a vast landscape and there are mines everywhere. Being out of compliance is something that can get you and your company into serious hot water. Pulling up some Stack Exchange answer in the middle of an audit with Microsoft Legal is not going to get you off the hook. Ask yourself this: Do you want ...


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As many of the following as possible: Database product, precise version, and edition. Formatted text of the query/procedure/function. Current and desired performance levels. Things you can and cannot change (e.g. can add indexes, cannot change the query). Query plans Ideally the post-execution variety, containing runtime information. Estimated execution ...


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Some of the license questions and answers we have on the site are useful and I think DBA.SE is making the internet a better place by hosting them - I wouldn't like them to be banned altogether here like on SF because we don't have the same reason: they have unlimited scope as they cover thousands of software packages and license agreements. I do think we ...


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What kind of questions can I ask here? Database Administrators - Stack Exchange is for database professionals needing expert answers on all advanced database-related topics concerning either traditional SQL RDBMS or NoSQL databases. If you have a question about: Database Administration, including installation, provisioning, scaling, replication, migration, ...


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Finally get back around to this...This is just expanding on what is already within the Help Center > Asking itself. How do I ask a good question? We'd love to help you. To improve your chances of getting an answer, here are some tips: A Title is the first thing they will see The title of a question is going to be what draws folks to your question. Think ...


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Good question. On the DBA version I don't see any mod-link for editing the text, so I'm guessing it needs to be edited by someone from SE. Perhaps you should knock up a proposed page in an answer here and we'll ask them to action it?


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Already some good answers have been given but since in last part you talked about help so here is a bit but then again we can give some help as well. A little help which I know from MSDN forum which Microsoft Contingent staff provide to such question is You can also call 1-800-426-9400, Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Pacific Time) to ...


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This answer is community wiki please provide additional database-specific information at the bottom. Formatting When possible do not include screenshots or pictures where text would otherwise do, and even better than text is the necessary SQL to build a test case. If you have the skills to provide test data in a textual grid and in SQL that would be best. ...


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I personally think that with the limited scope of packages here that that may be permissible. I'm certainly willing to give it a shot. Often times, licensing is already tricky. However, that may prove to be anti-intentful in the future.


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