CHAPTER 1Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2005

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

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