In its default configuration, SQL Server is always running in the background of the system, ready for users to connect to it and retrieve or write data to the databases that it contains. In order to manage the settings or start and stop the server, Adam will demonstrate how to use SQL Server Configuration Manager.
- [Voiceover] In its default configuration,…SQL Server is always running in the background…of your system, ready for users to connect to it…and retrieve data or write data to the databases…that it contains.…In order to manage the settings…or start and stop the server, we'll need to use a program…called SQL Server Configuration Manager.…I have Configuration Manager pinned to my Start Menu,…so I'll go over here and activate it there.…On the left side of the screen,…we'll see a collection of items…that organize the settings that are available to us.…At the top is SQL Server Services right here.…If you click on it, you'll see three services…over here in the second window to the right.…
If the columns are too narrow, just go ahead…and double-click on the dividing line…between the columns in order to reveal their full content.…The three services that we have…are the server itself, an agent, and a browser.…You can see here that the server is currently running…and that it's set to automatically start up…when the computer starts.…
This course introduces the most important features of SQL Server 2016, and is designed to act as the student's very first look at how the server operates. Adam Wilbert shows how to install a local copy of SQL Server; demonstrates the working environment, SQL Server Management Studio; and walks students through their first hour creating tables, defining relationships, and writing and running queries with Transact-SQL commands. Everything you need to accomplish to create your first database is covered in just 80 minutes. Start watching to get up and running with this professional-grade database management system.
- What is SQL Server?
- Configuring the server
- Creating a new database and data tables
- Joining tables with keys
- Creating a SELECT statement
- Writing an UPDATE statement
- Adding data with the INSERT statement