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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2009

    Unanswered: 2008 sqlexpress and sql server developer edition coexist?

    is it necessary or preferable to uninstall sqlexpress before installing sql server 2008 developer? see pic below for what is already installed. this will be my sandbox sql server and for developing apps in vs 2008
    if not necessary to uninstall is there some configuring necessary for the 2 versions to coexist
    this is on win7 pro

    here is what is currently installed

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Provided Answers: 1
    I've run Express on the same box as Enterprise, and Developer is just a hobbled version of Enterprise.
    If it's not practically useful, then it's practically useless.

    blindman "sqlblindman"

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    ok, thanks for the verification

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