Want to know about the differents between SQL installation with windows authentification and Database authentication

I want to know about the differents between SQL installation with windows authentification and Database authentication.
Basically I need to know what are the adventatges and issues of creating SQL instances for another an application that needs to have a SQL 2005 installation, if I am using a windows authentication or user database (SA).
Thanks.
llaravaAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
there is only 1 setting different, which controls if database authentication is allowed.
windows authentication is always allowed.

now, SA account should NOT be used for normal applications, but dedicated logins.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
llaravaAuthor Commented:
What I am doing is the installation of an application that requires to create an instance in a SQL Server 2005. To connect the application and create the instance I can do the connection to the server an the instance creation with Windows Authentification or SA or other user for the database.
What a different can make for the future? What can be better and why?

Thanks.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft SQL Server 2005

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.