Feature Review

The Feature Review page is a read-only list of features that have been prepared and will be configured and completed at the end of the complete image step. The feature list is selected during the prepare image step and cannot be modified during complete image step. In addition to the features displayed, a prepared instance also includes SQL Server Browser, SQL Server Writer, and SQL Server Native Client.

You can add other features not included in the prepared instance of the SQL Server instance after you have completed the configuration of the prepared instance of SQL Server.

Component Group

Components and features

Database Engine Services

The SQL Server Database Engine includes the following components:

  • The Database Engine is the core service for storing, processing, and securing data.

    • Replication: (Optional) Replication is a set of technologies for copying and distributing data and database objects from one database to another and then synchronizing between databases to maintain consistency.

    • Full-Text Search: (Optional) Full-Text Search provides functionality to issue full-text queries against plain character-based data in SQL Server tables.

Reporting Services

Reporting Services includes server and client components for creating, managing, and deploying tabular, matrix, graphical, and free-form reports. Reporting Services is also an extensible platform that you can use to develop report applications.