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SQL Server 2014, Part 2: Installing

with expert Don Kiely

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Release date Release date 4/30/2015
Level Level Intermediate
Runtime Runtime 1h 43m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Closed captioning Closed captioning Included
Transcript Transcript Included
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Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Sample code N/A
Exams Exams Included

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Course description

So your company has decided to purchase or upgrade to SQL Server 2014, so now what? This course will cover how to prepare for a SQL Server 2014 installation. It will help you to understand what is involved in upgrading an earlier version of SQL Server to SQL Server 2014. See how to install a default instance of SQL Server 2014 and find out how to configure the server after the installation.


The users should have a working knowledge of the Microsoft OS and Server environment but does not require any prior experience with Microsoft SQL Server or with database programming.

Prepare for certification

This course will help you prepare for:
70-462 Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
70-463 Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
70-461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server
70-461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
70-463 Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

This course will help you earn:
MCSA: SQL Server 2012
MCSE: Data Platform
MCSE: Business Intelligence

Meet the expert

Don Kiely Don Kiely is a featured instructor on many of our SQL Server and Visual Studio courses. He is a nationally recognized author, instructor, and consultant, specializing in Microsoft technologies. Don has many years of teaching experience, is the author or co-author of several programming books, and has spoken at many industry conferences and user groups. In addition, Don is a consultant for a variety of companies that develop distributed applications for public and private organizations.

Course outline

Preparing for Installation

Preparing for Installation (19:05)
  • Introduction (01:26)
  • Requirements (02:05)
  • Domain Controller (01:10)
  • Other Considerations (01:33)
  • Network Software Requirements (00:25)
  • Setting Up the Service Accounts (03:47)
  • Multiple Instances (02:23)
  • Multiple Instance Scenario (02:35)
  • Using Named Instances (00:57)
  • Instance Components (02:23)
  • Summary (00:16)
Upgrading an Earlier Version (19:47)
  • Introduction (00:44)
  • Considerations (04:41)
  • Upgrade Advisor (02:14)
  • Demo: Upgrading (02:56)
  • Demo: Upgrade Advisor (05:48)
  • Demo: Resolving Problems (02:53)
  • Summary (00:29)

Installation and Configuration

SQL Server Installation (32:38)
  • Introduction (00:38)
  • SQL Server 2014 Installation (02:02)
  • Demo: Installing SQL Server (03:13)
  • Demo: Checking for Updates (04:54)
  • Demo: Setup Role (01:12)
  • Demo: Feature Selection (03:34)
  • Demo: Installation Rules (02:20)
  • Demo: Server Configuration (03:59)
  • Demo: Database Engine Config (06:00)
  • Demo: Error Reporting (02:11)
  • Demo: Installing (02:14)
  • Summary (00:17)
Configuring the Server (31:58)
  • Introduction (00:33)
  • SQL Server Configuration (00:38)
  • Demo: Configuration Manager (05:28)
  • Demo: Server Configuration (02:50)
  • Demo: Server Properties (02:09)
  • Demo: General Settings (00:44)
  • Demo: Memory Page (03:18)
  • Demo: Server Processors (03:09)
  • Demo: Security (02:59)
  • Demo: Connections (04:05)
  • Demo: Database Settings (02:29)
  • Demo: Advanced Page (02:45)
  • Summary (00:45)