Having Database and Web Server on single EC2 Instance

Having Database and Web Server on single EC2 Instance

Having Database and Web Server on single EC2 Instance:

On this post we’ll see advantages and disadvantages of Having Database and Web Server on single EC2 Instance. Recently when I was working with one of the client, they were planning for migrating their systems to AWS EC2 and they asked me a simple question “Can we have Database and Web server on single EC2 instance? What are all the advantages and disadvantages of having Database and Web Server on single EC2 instance?”   There are several things needs to be considered to answer this question. We thought of document it which can be helpful for the future reference.

Advantages of having Database and Web Server on single EC2 Instance:

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Download Microsoft SQL Server Developer For Free

Download Microsoft SQL Server Developer For Free

Download Microsoft SQL Server Developer For Free. Yes Microsoft announced SQL Server Developer Edition is free. It’s April 1st but still we can believe as it is officially announced on Microsoft Information Platform. Microsoft SQL Server Developer Edition is free starting from 2014 and we should know few things:

Download SQL Server 2014 Developer for Free

Download SQL Server 2016 Developer for Free

Q. What are the limitations with SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition?

Ans:

SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition supports all Enterprise Edition features including Data Encryption and AlwaysOn Availability Groups. The only limitation is SQL Server 2014 /2016 Developer Edition can’t be used with Production data and it can be used in Development and Testing environment.

Q. Does this edition can be used  in organizations officially?

Ans:

Yes! SQL Server Team confirmed that SQL Server 2014 / 2016 Developer editions can be used for business usage in Development and Testing environments.

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