Installation (or setup) of a database application, is the act of putting the application onto a computer system so that it can be executed.

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Can I install SQL Server Management Studio locally?

Can I install SQL Server Management Studio on my desktop to access a database on a SQL Server 2012 instance? If so, where can I find the installer? Google searches only return 'express' versions ...
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How to run psql on Mac OS X?

I installed PostgreSQL on a computer with Mac OS X using the One click installer. Then I try to access PostgreSQL using the psql command, but it doesn't seem to be available. I get this message: ...
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How do I install pgcrypto for PostgreSQL in Ubuntu Server?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.10 and I have installed PostgreSQL 8.4 using apt-get install postgresql. I would like to use the built-in sha1() function, but it seems that I have to install pgcrypto ...
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PostgreSQL EXCLUDE USING error: Data type integer has no default operator class

In PostgreSQL 9.2.3 I am trying to create this simplified table: CREATE TABLE test ( user_id INTEGER, startend TSTZRANGE, EXCLUDE USING gist (user_id WITH =, startend WITH &&) ); ...
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Is there a cool way of performing CU updates for SQL Server on hundreds of machines?

My company has grown from 50 SQL Servers to over 200 overnight in a merger acquisition. HELP! My questions are: How can I perform CU updates on this many servers and still have a life and keep my ...
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Installing default MySQL Tables in Windows (mysql_install_db)

In Linux, the default MySQL grant tables can be created with the mysql_install_db script, but that does not work on Windows. How can the default grant tables be installed on Windows? (No, I’m not ...
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How to uninstall SQL Server Management Studio 2012? [closed]

How to uninstall SQL Server Management Studio 2012? ControlPanel's "Uninstall or change programs" (in Windows 7 Prof) gives a row of entries: while internet search results always tell: "click ...
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Installing SQL Server 2012 Express fails with error “ Could not find the Database Engine startup handle.”

I'm attempting to install SQL Server Express 2012 w/ SP1 x64 on Windows 7 SP1 x64. This machine has previously had SQL Server Express 2012 installed. This instance was upgraded to SQL Server 2012 ...
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How to specify SQL startup parameters in quiet installation via command line

I want to fix the identity gap bug in SQL Server 2012 via the -T272 startup parameter. How can I automate this after installation? I found no install parameter for startup parameters.
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Why is it bad practice to install SQL Server to the root of a drive

When I install SQL Server into the root of my drive, for example D:\, I get an error when I run a database deployer from a third party piece of software. But when I move my SQL Server instance to ...
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How to resolve “the specified account already exists” error during SQL Server 2008 R2 installation

I recently had a problem while installing Visual Studio 2012 and SQL Server 2008 R2 on a new development machine. My installation sequence was Visual Studio 2012 then install SQL Server 2008 R2. An ...
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Issues with MySQL installation

First of all, excuse the length, this post is very long, and needs some background, second; it has been hard for me discerning the signal from the noise, please bear if some of this is not relevant: ...
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Wait on the Database Engine recovery handle failed. Check the SQL Server error log for potential causes

I try installing SQL2008R2 - SQL2012 - sql2014 2014-07-17 16:31:16.00 spid14s Error: 17190, Severity: 16, State: 1. 2014-07-17 16:31:16.00 spid14s Initializing the FallBack certificate failed ...
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Is it advantageous to scale out using multiple SQL Server instances on the same server?

For a use-case of 9 databases spread across 3 time zones, is it advantagous to spread the databases onto multiple SQL Server instances on the same server? What will I gain and what will I lose? ...
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Not able to install any piece of SQL server 2012 dev edition on my windows 7

I have tried everything i can think f to install SQL 2012 but no luck I am getting these errors but after looking through the logs I can't find the actual cause to get a solution. every feature gives ...
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Who installed SQL Server

Is there any way to find out who installed SQL server on a Windows 2003 server?
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Skip multiple rules during SQL Server installation

I want to install SQL Server 2008, but I get 2 errors which prevent me from going forward. I know from this post how to skip one rule. Is there a method to skip both? I am using Wine (PayOnLinux) on ...
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How can we determine the SQL server version and edition from the available set up, before actually installing it?

We are going through the downgrade activity from SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise to Standard edition. To kick off the above activity we were looking for available standard edition of SQL server. We ...
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SQL Server Agent won't start

When I'm trying to start SQL Server Agent, I got this error: TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Unable to start service SQLAGENT$SQL_NAGA on server NAGA. (mscorlib) ADDITIONAL ...
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Add Oracle Label Security to an existing Oracle installation

We are using Amazon EC2 to host some Oracle database instances while we are evaluating and prototyping some software. We are using the AMIs provided by Oracle - specifically, Oracle Database 11g ...
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Why SQL Server 2008 R2 do full installation for just adding another instance on the same machine

Why SQL Server 2008 R2 does a full installation for just adding another instance (only database engine) on the same machine? I thought it will be quick a installation, but it's not. What is SQL Server ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express with Reporting Services

Everywhere I search for SQL Server 2012 Express with Advanced Services, I ended up with this link, http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35579, and every time I install it, I do not ...
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Installing SQL Server 2014 Express fails with error “ Could not find the Database Engine startup handle.”

Let me start by saying I am not a DBA, and I actually don't have alot of database admin experience. I'm just a guy trying to run SQL Server on my local machine to build some simple .NET applications ...
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Why does SQL Server Management Studio crash?

When I open SSMS I get this message: SSMS - SQL Server Management Studio has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. What can I do? The issue persists ...
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Is it possible to install Developer Edition of SQL Server as the primary development server?

Is it possible to install Developer edition of SQL Server on a Windows server environment as development server? Each developer will have a local copies of same SQL Server edition and will connect to ...
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Installing Full Text Search to SQL Server 2008 R2

I installed sql server 2008 R2 Express successfully, then realised I need to get Full Text Search. So I downloaded the "Advanced Services Installation Package", but when I run it there is no option in ...
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Learning Oracle, does it matter if I install 10g or 11g?

I'm taking a class in Databases, they're using Oracle 10g in class, but I'm having some trouble installing the database here in Windows 8 (auth problems), so I thought I'd attempt 11g. Is 11g ...
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Installing SQL Server on not the default path

I am trying to install SQL Server 2012 on a machine which has 764 Mb Free Space on C: 832520 Mb Free Space on D: So during the installation process I changed the default location from C:\Program ...
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How to apply a patch in PostgreSQL on Windows?

How to apply a patch in PostgreSQL? I found an advice, but it seems to be suited for *NIX only. My PostgreSQL (9.3.1 EDIT: 9.3.4 now) was installed from an exe installer on Windows XP (32 bit), so I ...
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SQL Server 2012 32 bit - will enabling locked pages allow it to use more memory?

I recently found out, that a server got a 32 bit installation of SQL Server 2012 rather than 64bit, and it is running out of memory now. Can I have this 32 bit installation use more memory using ...
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DB2 Express-C on Mac OS X

I have followed all the steps described on the Getting Started with DB2 Express v9.7 e-book and installed DB2 Express-C on my Mac. The installation succeeded without a problem. I did setup OS X ...
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SQL Server data folder access rights

I did a fresh SQL Server 2014 install. Next, I wanted to attach some databases from a previous SQL Server 2012 server. I copied all mdf and ldf files to the data directory, but when I tried to attach ...
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Database Install Issue

I was navigated over here from Stack Overflow, hopefully you can help me out. So I've got a dilemma. Our company has bought a volume license for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition. We ...
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Why is my @@Version unchanged after upgrading?

I have SQL Server 2008 R2. I installed SQL Server 2014 with the option: Upgrade from SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012 and the process ended correctly. But ...
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Change SQL Server 2005 from Standard Edition to Workgroup

I have been tasked with performing an edition change from SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition to SQL Server 2005 Workgroup Edition, on Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition. Due to a previous failed ...
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SQL Server 2005 Tools makes SQL Server 2008 Express install fail

When I tried installing SQL Server 2008 Express, the install failed due to this line. How can I circumvent this, or fix the issue?
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Oracle 11g setup closes without errors on pre-requisite check

I'm installing Oracle 11g and the setup wizard just closes automatically after the pre-requisite check. I have administrative access UAC is disabled IPv6 is diabled There is more than enough free ...
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How to install SSIS on SQL Server 2014?

I am installing SQL Server 2014, including SSIS, on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. From this link: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms137861(v=sql.120).aspx ssis uses port 135 which should ...
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Unattended install of SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster fails with error - “Illegal characters in path.”

I am trying to build an .ini file for unattended installations of SQL Server 2008 R2. I followed this blog post to build an initial .ini file: ...
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SQL Server 2008 Setup Error 0x80070490

I am trying to install SQL Server 2008 x64 on Windows 2008 R2 and keep getting the following error: SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: Element not found. (Exception from ...
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Error installing Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 with tools! Error code

When trying to install SQL Server 2008 R2, I get the following error: Error installing Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 with tools! Error code: -2068578303 Does anyone know what this means?
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How to install olaptrain sample schema on oracle 12c?

I need to install the sample schema available from the Oracle website: http://download.oracle.com/otndocs/products/warehouse/olap/olaptrain_install.zip I am trying to run the commands as given ...
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Errors after installing mysql

After installing mysql I get the following errors: > 120105 6:02:49 [Warning] Setting lower_case_table_names=2 because > file system for /usr/local/var/mysql/ is case insensitive mysqld: > ...
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Problems while building plpgsql_check on Windows

I try to build plpgsql_check extension by @PavelStehule (Erwin Brandstetter recommended it to me in this answer) on Windows XP 32bit with Visual Studio 2010 (I used this article as a manual). However, ...
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Percona Toolkit Installation Error

[root@localhost ~]# rpm -ivh percona-toolkit-2.2.7-1.noarch.rpm error: Failed dependencies: perl(DBD::mysql) >= 1.0 is needed by percona-toolkit-2.2.7-1.noarch perl(Time::HiRes) is needed ...
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Where does my.cnf get stored in Linux?

I am new to linux, and i just installed MySQL-server-5.1.59-1.glibc23.i386.rpm in my linux machine. I wanted to know where my.cnf file gets stored..? Will my.cnf gets created with the installation ...
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How to automate Oracle DB installation (like a 'hands-free' install)?

I installed the Oracle 11g2 'standard' edition using the following zip-files: linux.x64_11gR2_database_1of2.zip linux.x64_11gR2_database_2of2.zip I used the installation guide by Oracle which I ...
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Install Express/Standard side-by-side

I've reviewed these two existing questions: Install SQL Server 2008 Express on same machine as normal SQL Server 2008 install? Installing SQL Server Express in parallel of Standard ...and I ...
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Why SQL Server installs multiple services for AS and RS, but only one for IS?

When I install multiple SQL Server instances on a same computer, every instance gets its own SQL Server Service for Analysis Services and Reporting Services. But I get only one service for Integration ...
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Missing “MSVCR120.dll” during the Installation of MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE

When I install MySQL Workbench 6.3 into my Windows 8.1, I encounter the following System Error : I already tried to redownload and reinstall the program but this error dialog appears every time. ...