These components can be installed from the Server Components category in the Select Components dialog box, when running Setup. Server Components are included when the option for Server and Client Tools is selected as an initial installation choice.
Installs the SQL Server relational database engine and other core tools. If any SQL Server program files are installed, the SQL Server component must be installed.
Note When installing the SQL Server component, the Setup program also installs the bcp, isql, and osql utilities, ODBC, OLE DB, and DB-Library.
Installs the SQL Server Upgrade Wizard, used to upgrade SQL Server 6.5 databases to the current version.
Installs the scripts and binary files used for replication.
Installs the Microsoft full-text search engine (Microsoft Search service), which extends the ability to search on character columns beyond the basic equality and LIKE operators.
Installs the debug symbols for installations.
Installs performance counters for use with installations.