Installing AdventureWorks Sample Databases and Samples

In Microsoft SQL Server 2005, new Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), and data warehouse sample databases are provided. These databases are used in samples and in code examples included in SQL Server 2005 Books Online. Sample databases used in earlier versions of SQL Server are available for download.

In This Section

Topic Description

Running Setup to Install AdventureWorks Sample Databases and Samples

Describes how to install the AdventureWorks, AdventureWorksDW, and Adventure Works DW sample databases and samples using Setup.

Reinstalling Sample Databases from Script

Describes how to reinstall the AdventureWorks or AdventureWorksDW sample databases by running an installation script.

Downloading Northwind and pubs Sample Databases

Describes how to download the Northwind and pubs sample databases from the Microsoft Download Center.

See Also

Other Resources

Samples and Sample Databases
Installing SQL Server 2005 Components

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance