Configure SQL Server 2012

Configure SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012

This topic provides an overview of different installation options we have for installing SQL Server 2012 . For more information on various SQL Server components that can be installed, and overall installation process, see remote connection.

By default, sample databases and sample code are not installed as part of SQL Server Setup. To install sample databases and sample code for non-Express editions of SQL Server, see the CodePlex Web site. To read about support for SQL Server sample databases and sample code for SQL Server Express, see Databases and Samples Overview.

Before you install SQL Server, review installation requirements, system configuration checks, and security considerations. For more information, see . Review the topics in the next section for information about various installation scenarios for SQL Server 2012.