I just threw the behemoth SharePoint 2007 ISO on our new clean Dev Server. The Server is MS Windows Server 2003 R2. I will be installing the following prerequisites:
I am using the following 2 books as a guideline:
After running through the default install SQL Server was using all available RAM and I couldn’t even log into the machine. According to MS the minimum RAM is 2GB. Therefore, I upped the memory to 2GB.
Also , I installed SQL Server Management Studio Express and limited the amount of memory SQL Server consumes:
Server performance is now greatly improved. Pages load right away.