Deploying a Microsoft SQL Server for a VMM implementation

In this recipe, we will see how to install SQL Server 2012.

Note

For more information on the SQL Server versions supported by Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2, refer to the Specifying the correct system requirements for a real-world scenario recipe in Chapter 1, VMM 2012 Architecture.

Getting ready

Assuming you have already installed the operating system according to the SQL Server requirements of the SQL version you are installing, connect to the SQL Server machine (for example, vm2012-sql).

Note

SQL 2012 and SQL 2012 SP1 are only supported by VMM 2012 SP1/R2.

Before starting, make sure the machine is a member of the domain, and refer to the following Microsoft articles for the hardware and software ...

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