Microsoft SQL Server Community & Samples
SQL Server 2008
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
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
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.
End to End (multi-technology, complete, integrated)
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine
Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
Microsoft Sync Framework
Platform Tools & Utilities
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