In this chapter, you will learn about:
• SQL Server editions
• Instances of SQL Server
• Installing SQL Server 2005
• Configuring SQL Server 2005
• Using configuration tools like the SQL Server Surface Area Configuration tool and SQL Server Configuration Manager
• Connecting to SQL Server via SSMS, SQLCmd, and dedicated administrator connections
• Examining the Installation
• Troubleshooting the installation
• Books Online
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SQL Server 2005 is a powerful Relational Database Management System (RDMS) that is enjoying widespread use and growing market share. Learning SQL Server 2005 ...