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ASP.NET Core: Cloud-ready, Enterprise Web Application Development by James Singleton, Valerio De Sanctis, Mugilan T. S. Ragupathi

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Installing SQL Server Management Studio

From here, we can click the Install tools button and download SQL Server Management Studio, a tool that we can use to create the OpenGameList database and also a dedicated user that can access it.

Note

SQL Server Management Studio is a separate product available for free download at the following URL:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt238290.aspx

Configuring the database

Once we've downloaded and installed it, launch the SQL Server Management Studio. We will be prompted by a Connect to Server modal window that will allow us to connect to our local SQL Server instance.

To do this, select the Database Engine server type and then, from the Server name combo box, choose <Browse for more...>. Another pop-up ...

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