Apr 08, 2019 07:52 PM|bruce (sqlwork.com)|LINK
as its an asp.net core web app, typically you use cpu core licensing. if its a small office (< 10 users), then you might get away with a 10 user cal license, but its about the same price. if 4k is too pricy then you should pick an open source database like
mysql or sqlite. core has drives for both.
your other option is a AWS or Azure hosted database.