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Friday, October 11, 2013

Week 1 of 90 days to MCSA - Setting up your lab

Week 1 of 90 days to MCSA - Setting up your lab

I chose this option since I already had an instance of SQL Server 2012 running but I needed to install Adventure Works (below instrucitons from MS site):

Install SQL Server 2012 on your current workstation

If you have a workstation (or laptop / server) that meets the hardware and software requirements, you can install SQL Server 2012.
Basic steps to get started:
  • ·        First of all – if you don’t already have some kind of SQL Server 2012 installation media - download one of            the SQL Server 2012 Evaluation packages. For both the executable- and ISO-files there are 32- and 64-bits            downloads. You can find the download-page here.
  • ·        Install SQL Server 2012 including the SQL Server Management Studio
  • ·        Download and - Using the SQL Server Samples Readme - install the Adventure Works Database
  • ·        You’re good to go!



Since MS did such a good job with their instructions I wont go over what I did, the links above are all you need.

I also completed the other 'week 1' task and signed up for the newsletter suggested in the original timeline:

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