Below are some details on the Microsoft products, as described by Microsoft:
The .NET Framework is Microsoft's platform for building applications that have visually
stunning user experiences, seamless and secure communication, and the ability to
model a range of business processes. By providing you with a comprehensive and consistent
programming model and a common set of APIs, the .NET Framework helps you to build
applications that work the way you want, in the programming language you prefer,
across software, services, and devices.
Microsoft SQL Server is a comprehensive, integrated data management and analysis
software that enables organizations to reliably manage mission-critical information
and confidently run today s increasingly complex business applications. SQL Server
allows companies to gain greater insight from their business information and achieve
faster results for a competitive advantage.