Tutorial: Getting Started with the Database Engine
Topic Status: Some information in this topic is pre-release and subject to change in future releases. Pre-release information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
Welcome to the Getting Started with the Database Engine tutorial. This tutorial is intended for users who are new to SQL Server and who have installed SQL Server or SQL Server Express. This brief tutorial helps you get started using the Database Engine.
This tutorial has no knowledge prerequisites.
Your system must have the following installed to use this tutorial:
SQL Server Management Studio. Management Studio can be installed by running SQL Server setup or by downloading and installing from Microsoft Download Center.