To install SQL Server 2014 express edition and Management studio, visit -
http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=42299 , the URL may change based on the version release of Microsoft SQL Server in future so please search in search engines like Google or Bing and find the correct url. The current home page of SQL Server at Microsoft is http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/sql-server/. The SQL Server 2014 database details and versions can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/sqlserver/.
The Express edition of the SQL Server is completely free and most suitable for the developers.
More details on different versions of SQL Server can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/enus/server-cloud/products/sql-server/Purchasing.aspx
Please also note that by default SQL Server database doesn’t have any user interface through which we can interact with the database so we use Microsoft SQL Server Management studio (Integrated Development Environment - IDE) to work with the SQL Server database.
Please ensure that when you are installing the database, you also choose to install Microsoft Management Studio or SQL Server (version) Management studio.Views: 4572 | Post Order: 1