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    Microsoft Dynamics NAV Database Components for SQL Server Requirements

    The following table shows the minimum system requirements for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 database components for SQL Server.

    Supported operating systems
    • Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (64-bit edition).
    • Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
    • Windows 8 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
    • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).

    For more information, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2014. From this page, you can access requirements for other versions of SQL Server.

    Hardware resources
    • Hard disk space: 500 MB.
    • Memory: 2 GB.
    SQL Server
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express, Standard or Enterprise.
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Express, Standard, or Enterprise (64-bit editions only).
    • Azure SQL Database V12 Standard and Premium service tiers.

    For more information, see Installation Considerations for Microsoft SQL Server.

    Additional information
    • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Setup installs the following software if it is not already present on the target computer.
      • SQL Server 2012 SP2 Express (64-bit edition).
    • If the operating system on the target computer does not support SQL Server 2012 SP2 Express, Setup displays a pre-requisite warning. In this case you should exit Setup and then update the operating system on the computer to one that does support SQL Server 2012 SP2 Express. Then run Setup again.

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