Tag: setup

SQL Server upgrade – what’s there in 2014?

TweetIt is that time again about Upgrade with the announcement of SQL Server 2014 RTM, I believe the essential aspects of what’s new and changed with 2014 version during the upgrade scenario. As a DBA you must obtain the information…

What’s not new in SQL Server 2014, and what I like most?

TweetIn follow up to the RTM of SQL Server 2014 announcement there’s lot going around the blogs about what’s new with this new version. Rather I would like to pin up what’s NOT new in 2014, it is simple: The…

PowerPivot installation when using Excel 2013

TweetPowerPivot is one of the best feature that is provided for the end-users and one of the best practice is to install PowerPivot once the SQL Server platform is installed on the server side. Microsoft documentation refers that ….the SharePoint…

Error: Detection of product ‘{}’, feature ‘SQL_Tools_Ans’ failed during request for component

TweetThe problem started when new instance of SQL Server 2012 is installed to the existing data platform stack that supports multiple application databases having SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 version on existing Windows Server 2008 R2.   During this…

SQL Server 2012 installation on Windows 7 – muted failure

TweetWhen I was trying to install SQL Server 2012 Developer Edition on a Windows 7 Ultimate edition machine, after clicking the ‘Setup’ it simply mutes out without any error. After a struggle of few minutes I was able to find…