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Database Systems by Shripad V. Godbole, Elvis C. Foster

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CHAPTER 18

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Overview of MS SQL Server

This chapter provides an overview of the Microsoft SQL Server DBMS. Relatively speaking, SQL Server represents the most recent introduction of a major DBMS suite in the marketplace. It is also somewhat different from other products. For these two reasons, we will deviate slightly from the structure of the previous two chapters, as we cover additional but relevant information about the product. The chapter therefore proceeds under the following captions:

  • Introduction
  • Main Features of SQL Server
  • Editions of SQL Server
  • Main Components of the SQL Server Suite
  • SQL Server Default databases
  • SQL Server Default Logins ...

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