Hardware and Software Requirements (64-bit)
This topic applies only to SQL Server 2000 (64-bit).
The minimum hardware and software requirements for running Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 (64-bit) are listed in the following tables.
This table shows hardware requirements for installing SQL Server 2000 (64-bit).
|Computer||Intel® Itanium™ and Itanium II processors with 64-bit CPU|
|Memory (RAM)1||Enterprise Edition: 1 GB|
|Hard disk space2||SQL Server database components: 190 to 320 MB |
Analysis Services: 230 MB
Books Online only: 40 MB
|Monitor||VGA or higher resolution |
800x600 or higher resolution required for the SQL Server graphical tools
|Pointing device||Microsoft Mouse or compatible|
1 Additional memory may be required, depending on configuration and operating system requirements.
2 Actual requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you choose to install.
Note SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) does not have a hardware compatibility list (HCL). If your computer meets the minimum requirements listed in the preceding table, SQL Server 2000 software should work on the hardware certified for use with the Microsoft Windows® operating system. For more information about hardware certified for use with the Windows operating system, see the Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility List at the Microsoft Web site
Operating System Requirements
You must use the 64-bit versions of the Windows® Server 2003 family operating system.
This table shows Internet requirements related to using SQL Server 2000 (64-bit).
|Internet software||Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 is required to view the online documentation (HTML Help). This software is included with the 64-bit versions of the Windows Server 2003 family operating system.|
|Internet Information Services||If writing XML applications, see the System Requirements for IIS Virtual Directory Management topic in the SQL Server 2000 32-bit Books Online.|
Network Software Requirements
The 64-bit versions of the Windows Server 2003 family have built-in network software.
Note TCP/IP must be enabled at the operating system level before installing SQL Server 2000 (64-bit). For more information, see Configuring Network Libraries (64-bit).
SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) activates the TCP/IP Sockets, Shared Memory, and Named Pipes libraries by default. To configure the network libraries after you set up SQL Server 2000 (64-bit), use the Server Network Utility (go to the Start menu, point to Programs, and click the Microsoft SQL Server program group).
SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) supports the following clients: Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows NT® Workstation, Windows ME, Windows 98, Windows 95, Apple Macintosh®, OS/2, and UNIX. Macintosh, OS/2, and UNIX do not support the SQL Server graphical tools and require ODBC client software from a third-party vendor.