Adventure Works 2014 Sample Databases
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Will this work for sql server 2016?
on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:43 PM
Was waiting for it since May,
Adventure works 2014 has really met my expectations and found it helpful for my classes.Microsoft has made the installation process very simple than its 2012 version.
Here is a video link for its installation if you have any doubts.
on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:57 AM
Where can i download a version for MS Access as *.accdb?
on Jan 13 at 10:54 AM
I Got Error;
Msg 3241, Level 16, State 0, Line 2
The media family on device 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\Backup\AdventureWorks2014.bak' is incorrectly formed. SQL Server cannot process this media family.
Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 2
RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.
on Dec 29, 2015 at 2:07 PM
For anyone with the message
"The media family on device 'blah' is incorrectly formed", the most likely reason is that you're trying to restore a SQL Server 2014 database backup onto an earlier version of SQL Server.
Whilst backups are forwardly compatible (which is a good thing), by the nature of development, there's no guarantee that data structures will be backwardly compatible with older versions.
Try finding a version of AW that's compatible with your version of SQL Server, or restore it on SQL Server 2014.
on Jul 15, 2015 at 9:01 AM
AdventureWorksDW database, SSAS Enterprise project, and Internet Sales Tabular project all work fine. I'm using these to test some Business Intelligence stuff so it would help to have the ETL processes for loading the DW database and maybe even some SSRS reports.
on Jun 9, 2015 at 1:56 PM
couldn't figure out how to install it - facing this error: The media family on device 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\Backup\AdventureWorks2014.bak' is incorrectly formed
on May 28, 2015 at 9:36 AM
buck dasn't attach
on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:56 AM
It doesn't restore : after selecting the .bak file the info message states that there are no files selected.
on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:52 PM
All works around but I have an error:
The media family is incorrectly formed...
on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:47 PM
Junaith Haja's video was excellent. Be sure to download the release notes which contains the query script he references in his presentation.
on Jan 16, 2015 at 9:10 PM
Its Very Very Helpful ... Thanks..
on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:58 AM
Opera does not support ClickOnce X
To install this application, save it and then open it. Opening it directly from Opera will not work correctly.