SQL Server 2012 configuration

This half of the chapter looks at the options for controlling how SQL Server 2012 behaves. Some options might not mean much until you’ve read about the relevant components later in the book, but you can always come back and reread this section. One main method of controlling the behavior of the Database Engine is to adjust configuration option settings, but you can configure behavior in a few other ways as well. First, look at using SQL Server Configuration Manager to control network protocols and SQL Server–related services. Then, look at other machine settings that can affect the behavior of SQL Server. Finally, you can examine some specific configuration options for controlling server-wide settings in SQL Server. ...

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