Tutorial: Getting Started with the Database Engine
Welcome to the Getting Started with the Database Engine tutorial. This tutorial is intended for users who are new to SQL Server and who have installed SQL Server Developer, Express, or Evaluation Edition. This brief tutorial helps you get started using the Database Engine.
This tutorial applies to SQL Server 2005 and later versions.
This tutorial has no knowledge prerequisites.
Your system must have the following installed to use this tutorial:
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later.
Either SQL Server Management Studio or Management Studio Express. Management Studio can be installed by running SQL Server setup. Management Studio Express can be installed from Microsoft Download Center.