SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) will serve as the main interface when working with SQL Server. Toolbars will activate dynamically according the the current task being performed. Much of the functionality in SSMS can be accessed through right-click contextual menus, and new tabs will open that contain SQL commands, results, and message logs.
- [Instructor] Management Studio, or SSMS, will serve as…the main interface when you are working with SQL Server.…After logging into the server using…my Windows authentication account,…we'll see this very basic interface.…Across the top of the screen is a group of…icons that collectively make up…something called the standard toolbar.…If I come to the view menu, and then down to toolbars,…we'll see that we have over a dozen different toolbars…that we can activate, but currently, the standard toolbar…is the only one visible on the screen.…Some of these toolbars will activate automatically…as you perform tasks within Management Studio.…For instance, if I click off of…the menu somewhere to dismiss it,…and then press the new query button on the standard toolbar,…we'll get a new window open here…in the middle of the screen.…
This is a query window where we can…issue commands to the server.…And you might also see a properties window that…might have opened up on the right-hand side.…If you're not seeing the properties window,…
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