SQL 2019 server pricing vs yearly subscription cost

AARON Kueh 1 Reputation point

Hi I need help on the following questions thank you

  1. Is the server pricing posted here one time cost? https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/sql-server/sql-server-2019-pricing
  2. What are the differences between server pricing and Subscriptions and add-ons cost per year
  3. If my application is just installing SQL 2019 server on a workstation for proof of concert and the client is the same workstation itself. Do i get one server license + CAL license? 4. Do I need to pay for the yearly subscription even though I purchased server license + CAL license?
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  1. CathyJi-MSFT 21,096 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @AARON Kueh ,

    Welcome to MS Q&A forum. SQL server general tag that talking SQL Tech issue. Your issue is related to SQL server license.

    For License issue, I suggest that you can consult professionals in this area. please call 1-800-426-9400, Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Pacific Time) to speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist. Or you can go to Volume Licensing Service Center support. Please choose region/language and choose to call or have web. People there will help you more effectively.

    Hope this could help you.

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