Sample Databases for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (December 2009) Samples Refresh 4
This release is dedicated to the sample databases that ship for Microsoft SQL Server 2008. See Database Prerequisites
for steps to take before installing the databases. See Installing Databases
for step by step installation instructions. This release contains a simpler, more reliable installer which should make installation easier and more robust.Note: SQL Server 2008R2 samples databases are located here
If you are having difficulties with the current installer, please see Database Installer Help
Looking for SQL Server 2005
sample databases? Click on SQL Server 2005
in the Releases
area on the upper right hand part of this page. The databases installer in this release will only work on SQL Server 2008 instances and will not work correctly for SQL Server 2005 instances.
All of the AdventureWorks databases for SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 are included in the installer.
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! (Yes, even the complaints. We do try to respond to them.)