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Professional Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Administration by Steven Wort, Ross LoForte, Wayne Snyder, Ketan Patel, Brian Knight

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2.9. Summary

Installing SQL Server is generally quite easy. Ensure that you are using an enterprise-compatible collation and that you have chosen appropriate service accounts. Remember that SQL Server is secure by default. This means that you have to turn on the security features by using Management Studio, SQL Server Configuration Manager, or policies such as Database Mail. If you will be upgrading, there is some good advice coming up in Chapter 3.

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