Microsoft SQL Server Community Projects & Samples
SQL Server 2008R2
code samples can be downloaded from
and AdventureWorks sample databases can be downloaded from
SQL Server 2008
product samples are available for each project below or you can
download all the samples together (except AdventureWorks)
, or select from the menu below for specific projects.
Download the AdventureWorks family of sample databases
SQL Server 2005
product samples can still be
AdventureWorks for SQL Server 2005
SQL Heroes 2008 Contest Winners
These awesome contributors took home a Windows Home Server (HP MediaSmart ex470) from SQL PASS 2008 for their great contributions to SQL Server community projects. We're proud to have such smart folks in our community!!
|BIDS Helper for Visual Studio/SQL Server (2005 & 2008)
||Greg Galloway, Darren Gosbell, John Calvin Welch
|SQL 2008 Extended Events Manager
||Jonathan Matthew Kehayias
||John Calvin Welch
|Allocation SQL Server Management Studio Add-in
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.
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. If you are interested in a specific subject area, links to download individual
technology-focused samples are below.
|All Microsoft Product Samples in a Box
Forums & Answers
SQL Server Data Services/Cloud Samples
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 SQL Server Spatial Tools
Microsoft Sync Framework
Platform Tools & Utilities