Samples (Database Engine)

Sample databases and samples are available that you can use to learn about Database Engine features. The topics in this section describe the databases and samples. 

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SQL Server samples and sample databases must be downloaded and installed before you can view or work with them. For more information, see the Microsoft SQL Server Samples and Community Projects home page.

AdventureWorks Sample Databases

Describes the AdventureWorks sample databases.

SQL Server Database Engine Samples

Describes the available Database Engine samples. These include sample applications, scripts, language statements, and numerous other samples.

Downloading Northwind and pubs Sample Databases

Provides information about downloading and installing the Northwind and pubs sample databases.

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