How to: Open a Database or Server Project
You open a database project in the same way that you open other types of projects in Visual Studio.
To open a database project
On the File menu, point to Open, and click Project/Solution.
The Open Project dialog box appears.
In the Open Project dialog box, click the solution (.sln file) or the database project (.dbproj file) that you want to open.
The solution or project appears in Solution Explorer.