Database Engine Tutorials

New: 17 July 2006

The following table lists the tutorials that are related to the SQL Server Database Engine. Click a link to start a tutorial.

Getting Started with the Database Engine

This tutorial is for users who are new to SQL Server. The tutorial reviews the basic tools, shows you how to start the Database Engine, and describes how to connect to the Database Engine on the same computer and also from another computer.

Writing Transact-SQL Statements Tutorial

This tutorial is for novice Transact-SQL programmers. This tutorial shows you how to create database objects, access and change data, and configure secure access.