Sample Database Enhancements (Transact-SQL)
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 introduces a new sample database. The AdventureWorks OLTP database is used in examples in Transact-SQL Reference topics. For more information about this database, see AdventureWorks Sample OLTP Database.
The pubs and Northwind databases that are used in earlier versions of SQL Server are available for download. For more information, see Downloading Northwind and pubs Sample Databases.