Microsoft SQL Server Community & Samples

SQL Server 2008 RC0 product samples are now available for each project. Download all the samples together, or select from the menu below for specific projects. Download the AdventureWorks family of sample databases separately.

CodePlex is the project hosting site for Microsoft SQL Server Samples and Community Projects. Projects listed here are official Microsoft samples for SQL Server (released with Service Packs or major releases of SQL Server) and applications developed by MVPs, and the SQL Server community at large, including:
Unless noted otherwise, the download links are for the latest release of the project (typically SQL Server 2008); see the individual project sites (on the Releases tab) for prior version releases. Most projects have more than one file download for a given release; read carefully to be sure you choose the ones that you need.

Got questions? Helpful links to answers are below.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview

To obtain the latest SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview software, please sign up (for free!) with Microsoft Connect for the SQL Server SQL Server 2008 CTP Program.

Microsoft Product Samples

Note: This is one monolithic set of all Microsoft SQL Server product samples (except for the sample databases, due to size constraints) and does NOT include any community projects.
Project Project Site Download
All Microsoft Product Samples in a Box Project Site Download

Sample Databases

Project Project Site Download
Microsoft Sample Databases Project Site Download

End to End (multi-technology, complete, integrated)

Project Project Site Download
Microsoft End-to-End Samples Project Site Download
Community End-to-End Samples Gallery (sponsored by DPE) Project Site Download

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

Project Project Site Download
Microsoft Samples (OLAP, Data Mining, Administration) Project Site Download
Community Analysis Services Samples Gallery Project Site Download
Analysis Services Stored Procedures Project Site Download
MDX Script Performance Analyzer Project Site Download
powerSSAS: A PowerShell provider for SQL Server Analysis Services Project Site Download

Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine

Project Project Site Download
Microsoft Database Engine Samples (CLR, Full Text, SMO) Project Site Download
Microsoft Data Programmability Samples (ADO.NET, OLEDB, ODBC) Project Site Download
SQL Server 2D Matrix Builder Project Site Download
Microsoft Replication Samples Project Site Download
Microsoft Service Broker Samples Project Site Download
Community Service Broker Samples Project Site Download
Microsoft Transact-SQL Sample Scripts Project Site Download
Microsoft XML Samples Project Site Download
Microsoft TechNet SQL Server Scripting Center Project Site
Open DBDiff Project Site Download


Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services

Project Project Site Download
Microsoft Integration Services Samples Project Site Download
Metadata Driven ETL Management Studio (MDDE) Project Site Download
ssisUnit Project Site Download

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

Project Project Site Download
Microsoft Reporting Services Samples Project Site Download

Platform Tools & Utilities

Project Project Site Download
DMV Stats performance data warehouse (for SQL Server 2005) Project Site Download
SQL Nexus performance analysis tool Project Site Download
BIDS Helper for Visual Studio 2005/SQL Server 2005 Project Site Download
SQL Server 2005 Service Manager Project Site Download
SQL Server Hosting Toolkit Project Site Download
SQL Web Data Administrator Project Site Download
SQL Web Query Project Site Download

Forums & Answers

Project Project Site
SQL Examples by MVPs (answers from the forums) Project Site
SQL Server Katmai forums Project Site
SQL Server forums Project Site

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Last edited Jun 10, 2008 at 11:43 PM by ReedMe, version 58