SQL Server 2014 Prerequisite

SQL Server 2014 Prerequisite

SQL Server 2014 Prerequisite

Before installing SQL Server 2014 in we assume you have basic understanding of Windows OS. For SQL Server 2014 below are the SQL Server 2014 software and Hardware requirements.

Following requirements are need to be complete before installing SQL Server 2014 in your machine

Hardware and Software requirement



.Net Framework

.NET 3.5 SP1 and .NET 4.0 must be available in your machine before installing SQL Server 2014.

You can check below link for download links


Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is not available in SQL Server 2014 setup. You have to manually install it

Hard Disk

SQL Server 2014 requires minimum 6 GB of free space on your Hard Disk.


A DVD drive if you’re installing SQL Server from disc.



512 MB for Express Edition and 1 GB for all other Editions

Best Performance in

1 GB for Express and at least 4 GB for all other editions


Processor Speed


x86 Processor: 1.0 GHz

x64 Processor: 1.4 GHz

Best Performance in

2.0 GHz or faster

Supporting Operating System

  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Higher
  • Windows 7 SP2 and Higher

For more detail list refer MSDN

SQL Server Download Link

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