Implementing Databases
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Implementing Databases

This section provides the information that is required to create, modify, drop, and view databases.

Topic Description

Creating a Database (Database Engine)

Provides guidelines for creating databases and filegroups.

Modifying a Database

Provides guidelines for modifying a database. This includes attaching and detaching, reducing, renaming, and setting options.

Viewing Database Metadata

Provides a list of catalog views, system functions and system stored procedures that return database metadata.

Documenting and Scripting Databases

Explains how and why to document a database schema by creating SQL scripts.

Deleting a Database

Explains how to delete a database.

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