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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL by Debra Aaron, Tom Coffing

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Chapter 1 – Introduction

“Fall seven times – Stand up eight.”

– Japanese proverb

Introduction to the Family of SQL Server Products

Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0

Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 is a compact database that is embedded inside Nexus and other desktops around the world. It is ideal for also embedding in web applications. SQL Server Compact 4.0 provides developers a common programming model with other SQL Server editions. This is important for developing both native and managed applications. SQL Server Compact provides outstanding flexibility, but in a small footprint.

SQL Server 2014 Express Edition

Microsoft provides this for free! This powerful database engine is perfect for embedded applications or for redistribution with other ...

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