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Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Step by Step by Mike Hotek

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Installing SQL Server 2008

Now that we have covered the basic background for SQL Server instances, you will install your first SQL Server Database Engine instance along with Analysis Services, Reporting Services, Integration Services, and all of the tools that ship with SQL Server.

SQL Server 2008 Installation

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Tip

Reboot your machine prior to starting the SQL Server installation process to make sure that you do not have any pending reboot requests which will block the SQL Server installation process.

  1. Launch the SQL Server installation routine.

  2. If you have not already installed .NET Framework 3.5, the setup routine will first launch the .NET Framework ...

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