|| Processor: Intel Pentium or compatible 166-megahertz (MHz) or higher processor Operating System: Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition* Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition* Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition* Windows® 2000 Server Windows 2000 Advanced Server Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Windows NT® Server version 4.0 Service Pack 5 (SP5) or later Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition with SP5 or later Memory: 64 MB Hard Disk: 95-270 MB of free hard disk space for the server; 250 MB for a typical installation. 50 MB of free hard disk space for a minimum installation of Analysis Services; 130 MB for a typical installation. 80 MB of free hard disk space for English Query. Drive: CD-ROM drive Display: VGA or higher-resolution monitor Other Devices: Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP have built-in network software. Additional network software is required if you are using Banyan VINES or AppleTalk ADSP. Novell NetWare IPX/SPX client support is provided by the NWLink protocol of Windows-based networking. Client Support: - Windows 95**, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Professional, and Windows XP Home Edition are supported. - UNIX, Apple Macintosh, and OS/2 require Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) client software from a third-party vendor. * Windows Server 2003 requires SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 or later to be applied. ** Supported for client connectivity only; does not include graphical tool support.
|| Data Transformation Services (DTS) Replication (snapshot, transactional, and merge) Full-Text Search English Query Stored procedure development and debugging tools SQL Profiling and performance analysis tools Easy-to-Use Business Intelligence (BI) Tools: Through rich data analysis and data mining capabilities that integrate with familiar applications such as Microsoft Office, SQL Server 2000 enables you to provide all of your employees with critical, timely business information tailored to their specific information needs. Every copy of SQL Server 2000 ships with a suite of BI services. Self-Tuning and Management Capabilities: Revolutionary self-tuning and dynamic self-configuring features optimize database performance, while management tools automate standard activities. Graphical tools and wizards simplify setup, database design, and performance monitoring, allowing database administrators to focus on meeting strategic business needs. Data Management Applications and Services: Unlike its competitors, SQL Server 2000 provides a powerful and comprehensive data management platform. Every software license includes extensive management and development tools, a powerful extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) tool, business intelligence and analysis services, and new capabilities such as Notification Services. The result is the best overall business value available. Features: SQL Server 2000 is a powerful tool for turning information into opportunity. Industry-leading support for XML, enhanced tools for system management and tuning, and exceptional scalability and reliability make SQL Server 2000 the best choice for the agile enterprise. Fully Web-Enabled: - Rich XML Support: - Simplify the integration of your back-end systems and data transfer across firewalls using XML. - Integration with Windows Server System-BizTalk Server and Commerce Server: - SQL Server 2000, in conjunction with other Microsoft Windows Server System integrated server software, provides even more power for your e-business. - Web-Enabled Analysis: - Analyze data from remote OLAP cubes that are Web accessible. - Web Access to Data: - Connect to your SQL Server 2000 databases and OLAP cubes flexibly, by using the Web with no additional programming. - Application Hosting: - With multi-instance support, SQL Server enables you to take full advantage of your hardware investments so that multiple applications can be run on a single server, or outsourced. - Clickstream Analysis - Gain a deep understanding of online customer behavior, so that you can make better business decisions. - Security: - Ensure your applications are secure in any networked environment, with role-based security and file and network encryption. - Full-Text Search - Use and manage both your structured and unstructured data, including searching through Microsoft Office documents. Highly Scalable & Reliable: - High Availability - Maximize the availability of your business applications with log shipping, online backups, and failover clusters. - Scalability - Scale your applications up to 32 CPUs and 64 gigabytes (GB) of RAM. SQL Server 2000 has demonstrated record-breaking performance that you can leverage. - Security: - Ensure your applications are secure in any networked environment, with role-based security and file and network encryption. - Distributed Partitioned Views: - Partition your workload among multiple servers for additional scalability. - Indexed Views: - Gain performanc