SQL Server Try it out: The following considerations apply to all editions: SQL Server Setup will block installations on read-only, mapped, or compressed drives. Installation fails if you launch setup through Remote Desktop Connection with the media on a local resource in the RDC client. To install remotely the media must be on a network share or local to the physical or virtual machine. SQL Server installation media may be either on a network share, a mapped drive, a local drive, or presented as an ISO to a virtual machine.
NET 4. SQL Server Setup installs the following software components required by the product: Hardware and Software Requirements The following requirements apply to all installations: Component Requirement.
NET Framework 4. SQL Server setup automatically installs. NET Framework. You can also manually install. NET Framework from Microsoft. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Software from Download Center For more information, recommendations, and guidance about. Windows 8. Named and default instances of a stand-alone installation support the following network protocols: VIA protocol is not supported on failover clusters.
Clients or applications running on the same node of the failover cluster as the SQL Server instance, can use Shared Memory protocol to connect to SQL Server using its local pipe address. However this type of connection is not cluster-aware and will fail after an instance failover.
It is therefore not recommended and should only be used in very specific scenarios. The VIA protocol is deprecated. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Disk space Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Software will vary with the SQL Server components you install.
For more information, see Hard Disk Space Requirements later in this article. For information on supported storage types for data files, see Storage Types for Data Files. Drive A DVD drive, as appropriate, is required for installation from disc.
Internet Internet functionality requires Internet access fees may apply. Note Running SQL Server on a virtual machine will be slower than running natively because of the overhead of virtualization.
Important There are additional hardware and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Software requirements for the PolyBase feature. For more information, see Get started with PolyBase.