Join Simon Allardice for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a SQL Server database, part of SQL Server 2008 Essential Training.
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To create a database, we are really defining two different things.…The idea of what our database is, our tables, our columns, our keys, and our…relationships, but to do that, we first need to create the other piece.…the more boring mundane piece.…See the real deal is that all of our tables and all of the data in those tables…that we want to store will end up being stored on files on the hard drive.…So we need to say what those files are.…We need to say where is this database going to be created.…
So I have opened up SQL Server Management Studio.…I'm going to right-click my Databases folder and say New Database, and a new…window will appear that's going to ask me first off to give this thing a name.…I just have to name this database.…So I'm going call it TwoTreesTest.…I am pretending this is a test database for the Two Trees organization.…I am expecting to end up deleting this.…So I'm not really too bothered about how it's created.…I can see that down below it,…it says this will have two database files, something called TwoTreesTest…
- Using T-SQL (Transact-SQL)
- Managing databases with SQL Server Management Studio
- Understanding database normalization
- Using SELECT statements
- Building indexes
- Monitoring database size and integrity
- Backing up and restoring databases
- Creating functions and stored procedures
- Managing database permissions
- Creating and formatting reports
- Adding charts to reports
- Creating and executing a simple SSIS package
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
3. Tools and System Databases
SQL Server system databases2m 22s
4. Creating Databases
5. Importing Existing Data
6. Retrieving Data with SQL
7. Inserting and Updating Data
8. SQL Functions
9. Stored Procedures and Transactions
10. Core Administration Tasks
11. Backing Up and Restoring
12. Security Features
13. Reporting Services
14. Integration Services
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