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Use Logical name to shorten a path

Use Logical name to shorten a path: Visual Studio Essential Training: 11 Data Tools
Use Logical name to shorten a path: Visual Studio Essential Training: 11 Data Tools

When a file based connection is added to Server Explorer with the SQL Server Database file data source option, the default name of the database in SQL Server Object Explorer is the fully qualified path to the database file. This can make it hard to read the name of the database. This tutorial shows how to use a “logical name” to create a connection with a more readable name.

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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.

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Development Tools Developer Visual Studio

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