Download an AdventureWorks database

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Note You can download the OLTP LT version by clicking the SQL Server 2012 OLTP tile.


  • The AdventureWorks OLTP database supports standard online transaction processing scenarios for a fictitious bicycle manufacturer (Adventure Works Cycles). Scenarios include Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing, Product Management, Contact Management, and Human Resources.
  • The AdventureWorks DW database demonstrates how to build a data warehouse.
  • The AdventureWorks LT database is a simplified and smaller sample database helpful for those new to relational database technology.
  • The SQL Azure database is SQL Azure version of the AdventureWorks2012 database.

See AdventureWorks Sample OLTP Database for more details about the sample databases and sample database business scenarios.

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Last edited Mar 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM by DerrickVMSFT, version 18


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