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Inside Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005, Fourth Edition by Kalen Delaney

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Selecting Components

The basic installation process is the same whether you are upgrading, migrating, or creating a new SQL Server 2005 instance. Regardless of what components you previously installed, when you run setup for SQL Server 2005, you’ll need to choose which components you want to include with the installation. (See Figure 1-1 for the list.) I am not running on a Windows cluster, so the option to install a SQL Server failover cluster is not available. Also, the Virtual PC where I am installing SQL Server 2005 does not have IIS installed, and that is a prerequisite for Reporting Services, so the option to install Reporting Services is also grayed out.

Following is the list of all the optional components you can select for installation ...

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