This topic lists the Windows and SQL Server versions that are supported with older versions of Microsoft BizTalk Server. It also lists the 64-bit support for these different versions and editions of BizTalk Server.

For BizTalk Server 2006 R2 and newer versions, go to KB 926628. Related links:

 

  BizTalk Server 2006 BizTalk Server 2004 BizTalk Server 2002 BizTalk Server 2000

 

OPERATING SYSTEM

 

Windows 2000 Yes, with Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Yes, with Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Yes Yes
Windows XP Yes, with Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later service pack Yes, with Windows XP Service Pack 1 or later service pack Yes No
Windows XP Professional, 64-Bit Edition Yes No No No
Windows Server 2003 Yes, with Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 or later service pack Yes Yes, with BizTalk Server 2002 Service Pack 1 No
Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Edition Yes No No No
Windows Vista, including 64-bit Yes No No No
Windows Server 2008, including 64-bit No No No No
Windows 7, including 64-bit No No No No
Windows Server 2008 R2, including 64-bit No No No No
Windows Server 2012 No No No No
Windows Server 2012 R2 No No No No
Windows 8 No No No No
Windows 8.1 No No No No

 

SQL SERVER

 

SQL Server 7.0 No No Yes, with SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 3 or later service pack Yes
SQL Server 2000 Yes, with SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 Yes, with SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a or later service pack Yes, with SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 2 or later service pack Yes
SQL Server 2000, 64-Bit Edition Yes Yes, if the computer that is running SQL Server is remote No No
SQL Server 2005, including 64-bit Yes No No No
SQL Server 2008, including 64-bit No No No No
SQL Server 2008 R2, including 64-bit No No No No
SQL Server 2012 No No No No
SQL Server Desktop Engine SQL Server Express Edition is supported but is not recommended BizTalk Server 2004 Partner Edition is supported but is not recommended Yes Yes

 

64-bit support

  64-bit operating system support Native 64-bit execution support
BizTalk Server 2006 All editions

Enterprise Edition

Developer Edition

Evaluation Edition

Note The Standard Edition is not supported for native 64-bit execution.

BizTalk Server 2004 All editions No editions
BizTalk Server 2002 All editions No editions
BizTalk Server 2000 All editions No editions

 

See Also

BizTalk Server Resources on the TechNet Wiki