Microsoft SQL Server is cheaper to set up and since Microsoft develop a lot of products, as you know. And, as a software company, they get a lot of benefit from having those products integrate with each other. Some of these products include:

  • SharePoint
  • .NET languages
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • Windows Server