SQL Server 2008R2 Sample Databases Updated

The AdventureWorks sample databases for SQL Server 2008R2 have been updated and are available at http://msftdbprodsamples.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=24854.  This version includes both the AdventureWorks 2008R2 schema and data, and the original AdventureWorks schema and data which shipped with SQL Server 2005.  With this one installation package you get the databases you’ll need to run most samples, and…

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The transition to community based development

The times they are a changin’  When I first started working on code to share with the SQL Community that code shipped in the box with very little community participation.  Over the years my job has changed and so has the processes we use to create open source samples and tools that we share with…

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SQL Server 2008 Samples are here!

SQL Server 2008 samples are now available at http://codeplex.com/SqlServerSamples.  That’s our portal page to many different product and community projects on CodePlex with samples for SQL Server.  On the releases tab of the portal page you’ll find installers for downloading all the code samples.  If you’re looking for the sample databases for SQL Server 2008,…

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FAQ Updated

Have you ever had problems installing CLR samples or the Storefront sample because you get an error like the one below? Msg 15208, Level 16, State 1, Line 1The certificate, asymmetric key, or private key file does not exist or has invalid format. If so you might want to check out the Samples FAQ at http://www.codeplex.com/SqlServerSamples/Wiki/View.aspx?title=HowToUseCodePlex. 

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SQL Server 2005 SP2a Product Samples Released on CodePlex

SQL Server 2005 SP2a Product Samples are now released on CodePlex (http://codeplex.com/SqlServerSamples).  The only change from the previous release is that the sample installers now have a EULA which is consistent with the MS-PL license we have on CodePlex.  See the license tab in each project for the exact details. This license change will make…

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SQL Server 2005 SP2 is Here!

SQL Server 2005 SP2 released to the web today.  You can find it here:  http://www.microsoft.com/sql/sp2.mspx Note that the serivce pack does not update the samples.  You’ll need to download the updated samples separately from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e719ecf7-9f46-4312-af89-6ad8702e4e6e&displaylang=en.  There is a link from the SP2 page to this samples download.  Be sure to delete and then uninstall…

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