At this point I’m not sure I’ll be doing any FILESTREAM testing, so for now I’m going to keep it disabled. If I do want to perform some FILESTREAM activities later then I can always enable this feature. At this point I click on the “Next” button to move on the Analysis Services Configuration:
Analysis Services Configuration
Once again I click on the “Add Current User” button to set the current user to be the admin of Analysis Services. I take defaults for the other configuration items and click on the “Next” button, which brings up the following integration services configuration dialog box:
Integration Services Configuration Dialog Box
I just take the defaults for the Master Node and click on the “Next” button, which brings up “Integration Services Scale Out Configuration” for the “Worker-Node” dialog box:
Integration Services Scale Out Configuration
Once again I just take the defaults and then click on the “Next” button to move on, which displays the “Distributed Replay Controller” dialog box:
Distributed Replay Controller
I click on the “Add Current User” button to make sure my account has unlimited access to the distributed replay controller, just in case I might need that access, and then I click on the “Next” button, which displays the “Distributed Replay Client” dialog box:
Distributed Replay Client
I review the defaults for the Distributed Replay client and then accept the defaults by click on the “Next“ button, which brings up the “Consent to install Microsoft R Open” dialog box.
Consent to install Microsoft R Open
I click on the accept button to provide my consent and then I click on the “Next” button (note when I click on the “Accept” button the “Next” button is enable), which takes me to the “Consent to Install Python” dialog.
Consent to Install Python
Once again I consent to accept the installation of Python and then click on the “Next” button (note once again the Next button is enabled after clicking on the “Accept” button), which brings me to the “Ready To Install” dialog:
Ready To Install
Finally I have completed defining the configuration for this installation of SQL Server 2019. As you can see this dialog box displays a summary of my selected configuration. In this dialog box I move the slider on the right up and down to review the summary configuration for my first SQL Server 2019 CTP2.0 instance. I also note the path for the for the location of the configuration ini file. I might use this file later to test an unattended install. After reviewing the summary, I click on the “Install” button. This starts the installation process:
The installation takes a while to install. When my installation completes the following completion confirmation dialog box is displayed:
I review the status of each feature installed by moving the slider on the right up and down. I do this to verify that all the features have a “Succeeded” status. They are all successful. At this point I have successfully installed SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.0 and all of its features on my VM machine.