Only SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is certified to run on Windows Server 2012 R2. Since the base install doesn’t come with the service update, I’ll have to go through the installation process with the occasional bumps and later on apply the service pack.
Is SQL Server 2008 R2 compatible with Windows Server 2012?
SQL 2008 R2 is supported on Windows 2012 but you need to apply the latest service packs for your SQL server version after you install SQL.
Can SQL Server Management Studio 2008 connect to 2012?
We don’t have any plan to have forward compatibility to 2012 on 2008/2008R2 client. Forward compatibility is not officially supported. However, we do support (and have been supporting for quite a while) “basic connectivity” of older SSMS versions to newer SQL Server instances.
Can SQL Server 2012 run on Windows Server 2012?
SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2008 R2 support for new features in Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2012.
Can SQL Server 2016 run on Windows Server 2012 R2?
Systems that are currently supported for SQL Server 2016 installation are: Windows 8 and 8.1 (All 64 bit editions) … Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2.
Is Windows Server 2012 R2 still supported?
Microsoft Server 2012 R2, having originally been launched in October 2013, completed its mainstream support phase in October 2018. … As of October 2018, Server 2012 R2 entered its “extended support” phase, which will end in October 2023.
Is SQL Server 2012 still supported?
The mainstream support for SQL Server 2012 ended on 9 January 2018. Its extended support will end on 12 July 2022.
Can SQL Server 2012 run on Windows 2019?
SQL Server 2012 std is not supported in Windows Server 2019. The official supported last version is Windows Server 2014, and in Windows Server 2016 it was not officially supported but still you would be able to install.
What are the system requirements for SQL Server 2012?
- 32-bit systems.
- Computer with Intel or compatible 1GHz or faster processor (2 GHz or faster is recommended.)
- 64-bit systems.
- 1.4 GHz or faster processor.
- Minimum of 512 MB of RAM (2 GB or more is recommended.)
- 2.2 GB of available hard disk space.
Can I install SQL 2008r2 on Windows Server 2016?
SQL Server 2008 R2 is not supported on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016.
Can SQL Server 2016 run on Windows 2008 R2?
As mentioned by Phil, installing SQL Server 2016 is not supported on Windows Server 2008 R2. Besides, SQL Server 2014 is supported on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.