Sql Server – 2022 – Release Candidate 0 ( RC0 ) – Installation on Windows

Background

In the last 3rd of 2022, SQL Server 2022 will be released.

RC0 for MS Windows came out a few weeks ago.

RC0 for Linux was released a few days ago.

So the drumbeats is definitely tapping.

 

SQL Server 2022 – RC0

Installation Artifacts

Kick Starter

Outline

  1. To sign up for SQL Server 2022, please go here
    • SQL Server 2022 Preview now available
      Link
  2. Once you fill out your information, you will be taken here
    • Please select your SQL Server 2022 Preview download
      Link
  3. On Premise or Azure
    • On Premise
      • Exe Download – 64bit
      • Please download the Kickstarter

Images

Please select your SQL Server 2022 Preview Download

 

Download Kick Starter

 

 

Installation Media

Outline

  1. Select An Installation Type
    • Basic
    • Custom
    • Download Media
  2. Specify SQL Server Installer Download
    • ISO
    • CAB

Images

Select An Installation Type

Specify SQL Server Installer Download

 

Download Media
Download Media -01

 

Download Media -02

Download Media -03

Download Successful

 

Installation

  1. Installation File
    • You will have an ISO or CAB file
    • In our case, we have an ISO
      • The file’s name is SQLServer2022-x64-ENU.iso
    • Please mount the ISO
  2. SQL Server Installation Guide
    • Installation
      • Upgrade from a previous version of SQL Server
        • In our case we already have SQL Server v2019 installed
        • We will like to upgrade in place
  3. Upgrade to SQL Server 2022 RC0
    • Edition
      • Specify a free edition
        • Evaluation Edition
        • Developer Edition
        • Express Edition
      • Enter the product key
    • License Terms
      • Please agree to the License Terms
    • Product Updates
      • Error
        • Sql Server Could Not Search for updates
        • Error 0x8024402c
    • Upgrade Rules
      • Upgrade Rules –  Rule – “Machine Learning Server Shared Feature Support” generated a warning
    • Select Instance
      • Please select the SQL Server Instance you will like to target for upgrading
    • Select Feature
      • As we are upgrading, we will not be able to selectively choose which components to upgrade
    • Instance Configuration
    • Server Configuration
      • Review Service Accounts and Startup Mode
    • Full Text Upgrade
      • Option
        • Import
        • Rebuild
        • Reset
    • Ready To Upgrade
    • Upgrade Progress
    • Upgrade Complete
      • One or More affected files have operations pending. You must restart your computer after the setup is completed.
    • Restart Computer

Images

Mount an Image

SQL Server Installation Center

Edition
Edition – Free Edition – Evaluation

Edition – Free Edition – Choose Edition

Edition – Free Edition – Developer

 

License Terms

Product Updates

 

Upgrade Rules

Upgrade Rules –  Rule – “Machine Learning Server Shared Feature Support” generated a warning

Select Instance

Select Feature

Instance Configuration

Server Configuration

Full Text Upgrade
Full Text Upgrade – Option – Import

Full Text Upgrade – Option – Rebuild

Ready To Upgrade

Upgrade Progress
Ready To Upgrade -01

Ready To Upgrade -02

Ready To Upgrade -03

Complete

Validation

Outline

  1. Get SQL Server Version

Tasks

Get SQL Server Version

Command

print @@version

Output
Image

Textual

Microsoft SQL Server 2022 (RC0) - 16.0.900.6 (X64) 
	Aug 20 2022 12:55:47 
	Copyright (C) 2022 Microsoft Corporation
	Developer Edition (64-bit) on Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0 <X64> (Build 19042: ) (Hypervisor)


Completion time: 2022-09-10T06:41:19.7161441-07:00


Explanation
  1. Version:- Microsoft SQL Server 2022 (RC0) – 16.0.900. (x64)
  2. Release Date:- 2022-August-20th 12:55:47
  3. Edition:- Developer
  4. OS:- Windows 10 Enterprise

Summary

Had a few knots.

Thank God they were consistent and easily addressed.

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