SQL Environment Setup

SQL Tutorial 3: SQL Environment Setup

SQL (Structured Query Language) is used to communicate with a database, it is the standard language for relational database management systems. 

Database Engine is required to use/practice SQL Commands / Queries, we can use any Database Engine either Oracle or MySQL or MS SQL Server etc...

MS SQL Server:

MS SQL Server RDBMS is a Commercial Software, but Microsoft providing Free edition also, MS SQL Server Express Edition is Free edition of MS SQL Server database management system.

Download and Install MS SQL Server Express Edition:

MS SQL Server Express Edition 

Microsoft SQL Server Express is a version of Microsoft's SQL Server Relational Database Management System that is free to download, distribute and use. It comprises a database specifically targeted for small scale applications.

MS SQL Server Express Edition Download Link 

After Installation, you can launch SQL Server management studio, launch SQL Query Editor, Writer SQL Commands and Execute.

Note: You can use Oracle Database Engine or MySQL Database Engine for practicing SQL Commands.
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