This article provides step by step instructions for installing Microsoft SQL 2014 for use with SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM.
For SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM system requirements please visit the SOLIDWORKS PDM System Requirements page.
Insert the Microsoft SQL 2014 DVD provided in the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM installation media kit.
The SQL Server Installation Center window will appear automatically. If the window does not appear automatically, Auto-Run might be disabled on the machine. Double click on your DVD/CD device and or run the setup.exe application to start.
About Francisco Guzman
Francisco Guzman is the PDM Technical Support Lead at GoEngineer, and is pursuing his degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to providing guidance and support to SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS PDM customers, Francisco also provides support for DriveWorks design automation. He won the world-wide DriveWorks reseller CPD contest as the best DriveWorks AE for 2015. For fun, he designs, 3D-Prints, builds and races custom first-person-view (FPV) racing drone frames.
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