How do I create a sample database in SQL Server 2012?

How do I create a sample database in SQL Server 2012?

Install Northwind database in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 in 3 easy steps

  1. Open SQL Server Management Studio and connect to your instance. Right-click the “Databases” folder and click “Attach”.
  2. Click “Add…” in the “Databases to attach:” box and find NORTHWIND. MDF in your folder.
  3. Notice that it includes a “NORTHWIND_log.

What is Northwind DB?

The Northwind database is a sample database used by Microsoft to demonstrate the features of some of its products, including SQL Server. The database contains the sales data for Northwind Traders, a fictitious speciality foods export/import company. Very good example to test and practice data queries.

How do I create a SQL database sample?

Create a Sample SQL Database in Less Than 2 Minutes

  1. Run Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (I used 2008 R2)
  2. Connect a server or your local database.
  3. In the object explorer, right click Databases and select New Database.
  4. Give the name Fabrics (this is a fabric shop database).
  5. Press Enter.

What is pub database?

The Pubs database provides a set of fictional pieces of information about publishers, authors, titles and sales of books.

How are Northwind and pubs sample databases used?

The Northwind and Pubs sample databases are staples of other sample code on this and other development websites. They are used in countless tutorials and walkthroughs published by Microsoft and others.

Is the Northwind database available in SQL Server Express?

The Northwind and Pubs databases are available for free by Microsoft and can be downloaded and used in any SQL Server or SQL Server Express version namely 2005, 2008, 2008R2 or 2012. In order to download the Microsoft’s free sample Northwind database, you will need to visit the following URL.

How to install Northwind directly from within access?

To install Northwind directly from within Access, do the following things: Open Access. Enter Northwind in the Search for Online Templates box, and then select Enter. On the results screen, select Northwind.

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

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