Installing SQL Server 2005 on Vista

Perhaps this is not so much an issue with installing SQL Server 2005 on Vista, but of the way I install SQL Server 2005 on Vista, or even more accurately install it on my laptop on Vista. A SQL Server will expect to run constantly on the machine that it is installed on. However, not […]

SQL Server 2008 (July CTP): More installation woes

I’ve done it again. I’ve attempted to install SQL Server 2008 (this time the July 2007 CTP) and it hasn’t quite gone the way I expected. This time there was no Management Studio. Why? Well, when I tried to go through the set up process again, I got a message that said “The following components […]