* You can install just the SQL Server client components on a computer that is running client/server applications that connect
directly to an instance of SQL Server. A client components installation is also a good option if you administer an instance of
SQL Server on a database server, or if you plan to develop SQL Server applications.
The client tools option installs the following SQL Server features: backward compatibility components, SQL Server Data Tools,
connectivity components, management tools, software development kit, and SQL Server Books Online components.
* Ready for the cloud, the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard Server License boasts incredibly fast performance. Rapid data
discovery gives end users powerful insights via seamless data exploration and visualization.