25.5. Database Operation with Microsoft SQL Server

25.5.1. Connecting to a Database

Microsoft SQL Server (including MSDE) ships with various ready-made databases you can work with. In SQL Server Enterprise Manager, the available databases and those you will create are listed in a node called Databases. To display the list of databases, you can click the Databases node as shown in Fig. 25.28.

Fig. 25.28. Displaying list of databases

If you are not trying to connect to one particular database, you do not need to locate and click any. If you are attempting to connect to a specific database, in SQL Server Enterprise Manager, ...

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