Database Constructor (Server, String)

Initializes a new instance of the Database class on the specified server and with the specified name.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
    server As Server, _
    name As String _
)
public Database (
    Server server,
    string name
)
public:
Database (
    Server^ server, 
    String^ name
)
public Database (
    Server server, 
    String name
)
public function Database (
    server : Server, 
    name : String
)

Parameters

  • server
    A Server object that represents the instance of Microsoft SQL Server on which the database exists.
  • name
    A String value that specifies the name of the database.

Remarks

Updated text:17 July 2006

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Example

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
'Define a Database object variable by supplying the server and the database name arguments in the constructor.
Dim db As Database
db = New Database(srv, "Test_SMO_Database")
'Create the database on the instance of SQL Server.
db.Create()
'Reference the database and display the date when it was created.
db = srv.Databases("Test_SMO_Database")
Console.WriteLine(db.CreateDate)
'Remove the database.
db.Drop()

Platforms

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

See Also

Reference

Database Class
Database Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

How to: Create, Alter, and Remove a Database in Visual Basic .NET
Creating, Altering, and Removing Databases
CREATE DATABASE (Transact-SQL)

Change History

Release

History

17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.