Chapter 1. Planning and Installing SQL Server 2012

Exam objectives in this chapter:

  • Plan installation.

  • Install SQL Server and related services.

Getting the deployment of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 right can help you avoid a lot of pain later in the deployment’s life cycle. At some point, most organizations have felt constrained by a decision that seemed quite innocuous at the time it was made, but which, in the long run, restricted the capacity of the SQL Server deployment to continue to meet organizational needs. In this chapter, you’ll learn about planning your SQL Server 2012 deployment and preparing servers and infrastructure to host SQL Server 2012. You’ll also learn how to deploy SQL Server 2012 on computers running both the traditional and ...

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