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space requiredHi, How much space require to Install SQL 2005 default instance and named instance respectively –Rajendar ok
The SQL Server 2005 database components require between 95 and 300 MB of disk space, depending on the specific options chosen. A typical installation requires 250 MB of disk space. If you choose to install SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services, you will require an additional 50 MB of disk space for a minimal installation, or 130 MB for a typical installation. If you choose to install SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services, you will require an additional 50 MB of disk space for Report Server, and 30 MB for Report Designer.
Hey got the entire Details from the BOL ….. Feature Disk space requirement Database Engine and data files, Replication, and Full-Text Search
150 MB Analysis Services and data files
35 KB Reporting Services and Report Manager
40 MB Notification Services engine components, client components, and rules components
5 MB Integration Services
9 MB Client Components
12 MB Management Tools
70 MB Development Tools
20 MB SQL Server Books Online and SQL Server Mobile Books Online
15 MB Samples and sample databases
If this is for test purpose you can be better to have 2gb as you can play with code examples, if it is for a production basis then better to have standard sizes according to your environment. Satya SKJ
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