Microsoft SQL Server Community Projects & Samples
SQL Server 2008R2
product code samples can be downloaded from
and AdventureWorks 2008R2 sample databases can be downloaded from
. The installers for this project contain code samples from all the technology areas of the product. You can also download specific technology samples and other community samples using the tables below.
Note that if you click on the big Download
button on sample code project pages (including this one) you'll get the x64 installer. Use the
View all downloads
links to get x86 and zip files as well.
AdventureWorks community sample databases can be downloaded from
SQL Server 2008
code samples are available
. Download the AdventureWorks 2008 family of sample databases
SQL Server 2005
product samples can still be
AdventureWorks for SQL Server 2005
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
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