Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 Setup creates a new installation of SQL Server 2000 or upgrades an earlier version. Before installing or upgrading to SQL Server 2000 it is recommended that you review the following topics.
|Preparing to Install SQL Server 2000||Lists steps to take before running SQL Server 2000 Setup|
|SQL Server 2000: Editions and Components||Presents an overview of the editions of SQL Server 2000, installation options, and components|
|Upgrading an Existing Installation of SQL Server||Outlines options for upgrading to SQL Server 2000 from an earlier version|
For more information, see related topics in the table below.
|SQL Server 2000 (typical installation of the relational database engine, client tools, and client connectivity components)||How to install SQL Server 2000 (Setup)|
|SQL Server 2000 client tools only
(includes management tools and client connectivity components, no server required)
|How to install client tools only (Setup)|
|SQL Server 2000 connectivity only
(installs only the client connectivity components, no other options)
|How to install connectivity only (Setup)|
|A named instance or multiple instances of SQL Server 2000||How to install a named instance of SQL Server 2000 (Setup)|
|A SQL Server 2000 virtual server for failover clustering||Before Installing Failover Clustering|
|Analysis Services||Installing Analysis Services|
|English Query||Installing English Query|