SQL Express Server Installation Documentation

Carter Benike 0 Reputation points
2024-05-21T12:45:01.2033333+00:00

I am curious if there is any official documentation on installing SQL Express. Let me know if this is the case. Thank you!

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  1. Zahid Butt 556 Reputation points
    2024-05-21T13:14:53.8933333+00:00

    Hi,

    Please go through below link, it has complete details:

    https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/7518/sql-server-express-download-install-configure/

    Regards,

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  2. Erland Sommarskog 103.8K Reputation points MVP
    2024-05-21T21:38:13.39+00:00

    You find documentation for installation on https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/sql-server/install/what-s-new-in-sql-server-installation?view=sql-server-ver16. Or more precisely that is the start. Look in the ToC to the left to find the rest.

    The topics are not specific to Express Edition, though, but rather they cover all editions.

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  3. MikeyQiaoMSFT-0444 1,255 Reputation points
    2024-05-22T01:54:02.5133333+00:00

    Hi,Carter Benike

    The installation of SQL Server 2022 Express edition mainly consists of two major steps: downloading the installation files, and installing the database engine and instance.

    Refer to https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/database-engine/install-windows/install-sql-server?view=sql-server-ver16

    To download the installation files, you need to use the .exe file from the official website, and there are three similar methods to choose from (they differ in the time taken).

    The installation of the database engine and instance can then proceed following the instructions provided by the installation wizard.

    Best Regards,

    Mikey Qiao


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