Installing AdventureWorks Sample Databases and Samples

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In Microsoft SQL Server, Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), and data warehouse sample databases are provided. These databases are used in samples and in code examples included in SQL Server Books Online. Sample databases used in earlier versions of SQL Server are available for download.

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Running Setup to Install AdventureWorks Sample Databases and Samples

Describes how to install the AdventureWorks, AdventureWorksDW, and Adventure Works DW sample databases and samples using Setup.

Downloading Northwind and pubs Sample Databases

Describes how to download the Northwind and pubs sample databases from the Microsoft Download Center.