Is there a tutorial for SQL Server 2008?

Is there a tutorial for SQL Server 2008?

This SQL Server tutorial is for anyone who wants to learn how to use SQL Server 2008. It assumes a basic understanding of databases and how they work. If you don’t currently have an understanding of how databases work, start with the basic database tutorial first.

How to install SQL Server 2008 Enterprise evaluation?

Step 1: Click the following link to download the file. Step 2: Using your DVD-burning software, select the options to burn a DVD from an .ISO image. When you are prompted for a file to use, select the image file that you downloaded. After burning the DVD, locate and double-click Setup.exe on the DVD to begin the installation.

Where can I download SQL Server 2008 Express?

You can download SQL Server 2008 Express from the Microsoft website (we’ll get to that in a minute). If you don’t currently have SQL Server yet, that’s OK. The tutorial is straight forward and contains plenty of screenshots.

Do you need a copy of SQL Server for this tutorial?

To get the most out of this tutorial, you should have a copy of SQL Server installed on your computer, so that you can go through the examples yourself. The examples in this tutorial are all done using the free version of SQL Server – SQL Server 2008 Express.

How does PowerShell work in SQL Server 2008?

SQL Server 2008 adds PowerShell as a new SQL Agent job step type. As an example we will simply execute our example 2 above in a SQL Agent job step: Note the Run as PowerShell. This is not a built-in feature. I created a SQL Server Agent proxy for the PowerShell subsystem and named the proxy PowerShell.

What is the invoke cmdlet in SQL Server 2008?

SQL Server 2008 includes a cmdlet named Invoke-Sqlcmd. As the name suggests, this cmdlet provides capabilities similar to the SQLCMD command-line tool that has been part of SQL Server since the 2005 release.

Can a SQL Server script be executed from the command line?

Sqlcmd allows executing queries, T-SQL sentences and SQL Server scripts using the command line. In the previous article How to work with the command line and Azure to automate tasks, we worked with the sqlcmd in Azure. In this new chapter, we will show the following examples in a local SQL Server using sqlcmd: