Lesson 1: Connecting to the Database Engine

New: 5 December 2005

When you install the SQL Server 2005 Database Engine, the tools that are installed depend upon the edition and your setup choices. This lesson reviews the principal tools, and shows you how to connect and perform a basic function (authorizing more users).

This lesson contains the following topics:

  • Tools for Getting Started
  • Connecting with Management Studio
  • Authorizing Additional Connections

Release History

5 December 2005

New content:
  • This is a new tutorial.

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