If you’re new to SQL Server and searching for online training, I’d just like to say:
In this post, I’d like to provide some tips for how a new SQL Server user can better use online resources with less frustration.
I’d like to recommend an older, Microsoft-created video series called SQL Server 2005 Express for Beginners. Before you skip over this post, because you’re using SQL Server 2008, be aware that most of the material in these videos applies to SQL Server 2008 as well. Continue reading
Even if you’re completely new to SQL Server, you may have seen references to SQL Server Express. In fact, our last post was on installing SQL Server 2008 R2 Express. But you might want to back up a bit. Exactly what is Express and what can it do?
Before you can begin using SQL Server, you have to install it.
The following video walks you through the installation of SQL Server 2008 R2 Express: