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How many instace of sql server that I can install?

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I've one server and I would like to install with many instance of sql server in one single server, is there any limitation to install more than 2 instance of sql server in one single server?
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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motioneye,
> is there any limitation to install more than 2 instance of sql server  in one single server?

You can install more than 2 instances ..
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SQL Server 2005 can support up to 50 instances when it’s not clustered. When SQL Server is clustered, the maximum number of instances is 25, but this number can be further restricted by additional limitations imposed by clustering
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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You can have as many as you want of SQL2000 within the resource limits of your server (upto 16 is the supported maximum I believe but you can go higher).
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the question is probably why do you need many instances? what are trying to achieve?
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