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Need help setting up SQL dev envir on my comp


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normajean999

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Hi everyone. I am a newbie trying to lget some exposure to SQL 2005 using my home computer. I need to set up a development environment. I have managed to get a trial version of SQL 2005 installed on my computer and I installed IIS from Administrative Tools. I also have Visual Studio installed. My problem? Well how do I make a server and name it so I can get SQL to connect to it? And when I create the server does it ask me or do I need to create a login for it? I don't want to mess something up and suddenly make my computer think it needs a network login though. :) Please help I am SOOOO close!

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azarl

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You manage it through SQL Server Management Studio

On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, and then click SQL Server Management Studio.

A tutorial is here

All the SQL Server Tutorials are Here

You can get all the tutorials, books and documentation from your install: On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Documentation and Tutorials
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