In this section we will learn how to design the SQL Server installation. Before installing SQL Server and when deploying the server, we will check the security considerations.
When we deploy SQL Server in our organization, we will firstly always design those features and components that are required, and install those that fulfill the organization demand. In SQL Server 2012, we have two types of features: shared features and instance features.
Here, we will learn about the hardware and software requirements for the SQL Server 2012 deployment along with a link where we can download SQL Server.
The hardware requirements are as follows: