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Import an existing database

Import an existing database: Visual Studio Essential Training: 11 Data Tools
Import an existing database: Visual Studio Essential Training: 11 Data Tools

In some situations, you may have an existing database and want to represent it with a SQL Server Data project. This tutorial shows how to import the item definitions into an existing project. You’ll also see how to generate a data project from an existing database connection in SQL Server Object Explorer.

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Q: This course was updated on 08/23/2017. What changed?

A: The following topics were updated: installing the SSDT features and why LocalDB is essential for developers.

Skills covered in this course
Development Tools Developer Visual Studio

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