This information is a supplement to our system requirements, your primary information source when purchasing new hardware and installing or upgrading third-party software. We do not test all third-party products with our software. We consider our access to each product, its usage by our customers, and the most current release when we plan our testing.

The free version of SQL Server is shipped with our software. It is only installed if another instance cannot be detected. The SQL Server version installed depends on the version of our software being installed.

Refer to the following solutions for additional information on SQL Server: