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The Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine is the core service for storing, processing and securing data. The Database Engine provides controlled access and rapid transaction processing to meet the requirements of the most demanding data consuming applications within your enterprise. The Database Engine also provides rich support for sustaining high availability.

This project contains Engine samples released with Microsoft SQL Server product. Below is the list of these samples. If you are interested in contributing Engine samples, please let us know by posting in the developers' forum.

To download these samples click on the Releases tab (or click here), optionally select another (older) release, then click on the Windows Installer package (MSI file) which matches the architecture of the installation computer.

For information about how to use CodePlex to access SQL Server samples, click here.
To download samples databases, click here and then click the appropriate MSI file.
For release notes and brief descriptions of all the sample databases and code, including restrictions on SQL Express and Vista, click here.
Sample SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 & SQL Server 2008R2
Data Warehouse Tuning Techniques Sample n/a SS2008
Grouping Sets Report n/a SS2008


Sample SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 & SQL Server 2008R2
AdventureWorks Cycles CLR Layer SS2005 SS2008
Array Parameter Sample SS2005 SS2008
Assembly Cleanup Sample n/a SS2008
Calendar-Aware Date/Time UDTs SS2005 SS2008
Currency Web Service Sample SS2005 SS2008
Hello World Ready Sample SS2005 SS2008
Hello World Sample SS2005 SS2008
Impersonation Sample SS2005 n/a
In-Process Data Access Sample SS2005 SS2008
Large Binary Object (LOB) Handling SS2005 SS2008
Oracle TVF Sample SS2005 SS2008
Result Set Sample SS2005 SS2008
Send DataSet Sample SS2005 SS2008
Spatial Sample SS2005 SS2008
String Split Table-Valued Function (TVF) SS2005 SS2008
Supplementary-Aware String Manipulation SS2005 SS2008
System.Transactions Sample SS2005 SS2008
Time Series Sample n/a SS2008
UDT Utilities SS2005 SS2008
User-Defined Data Type (UDT) Sample SS2005 SS2008
UTF8 String User-Defined Data Type (UDT) SS2005 SS2008

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Sample SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 & SQL Server 2008R2
Item Finder Sample SS2005 SS2008


Sample SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 & SQL Server 2008R2
BackRest SS2005 SS2008
CheckIdentityValues SS2005 SS2008
CreateSPs SS2005 SS2008
DatabaseDefrag SS2005 SS2008
DatabaseSpace SS2005 SS2008
DependencyExplorer SS2005 SS2008
IndexSizes SS2005 SS2008
LoadRegAssembly SS2005 SS2008
ManageDatabases SS2005 SS2008
ManageDatabaseUsers SS2005 SS2008
ManageTables SS2005 SS2008
RebuildAllIndexes SS2005 SS2008
ScriptTable SS2005 SS2008
ServerConnect SS2005 SS2008
ServerInfo SS2005 SS2008
ServiceBrokerConfiguration SS2005 SS2008
SmoBrowser SS2005 SS2008
SmoCompare SS2005 SS2008
SmoEvents SS2005 SS2008
SMOPing SS2005 SS2008
SmoScripter SS2005 SS2008
SqlServerList SS2005 SS2008
SqlService SS2005 SS2008
Tracer SS2005 SS2008
UtilityConversion SS2005 SS2008
VerifyBackup SS2005 SS2008

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