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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Chapter 1. SQL Server 2012 Overview

Exactly what is SQL Server 2012? When you first install the product, what are all the pieces you get, what do they do, and which of them do you need?

At its core, SQL Server 2012 is an enterprise-class database management system (DBMS) that is capable of running anything from a personal database only a few ...

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