System Requirements for MS SQL Server

Minimum Hardware Requirements

MocroSoft SQL Server

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Let’s talk about the minimum requirement to have SQL server. When developing a hardware specification for your SQL Server it is important to consider the load the server will be under, especially if it is to be used in a production environment as a below specification server can cause poor performance.

When specifying your SQL Server hardware requirements always consider the following:
The size of the database;
Number of concurrent users;
Transaction throughput;
The operations that will be performed on the databases.
Minimum SQL Server Hardware Requirements
The following are Microsoft’s © recommendations for the minimum SQL Server hardware requirements.

Component Requirement
 Computer & Processor  >>Processor type:
        Itanium processor or faster
>>Processor speed:
        Recommended: 1.0 GHz or faster
 Operating system  2 GB of RAM
 Hard disk  10 GB of available hard disk space for a complete installation including the operating system and all prerequisite software. The hard disk must be NTFS formatted.

** This all data have been collected from many site. Though I do not personally guarantee for accuracy.


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