“Embedding SQL Server 2008 Express in an Application” technical Article


We recently published a technical article on how to embed and run SQL Server 2008 Express in unattended mode. The article is at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd981032.aspx. We expect to revise this article at a later point in time. To ensure we continually improve the Express embedding experience, please provide us feedback. You can provide your feedback through this blog site or through the Microsoft connect site at https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/Feedback.  It is preferable to submit through https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/Feedback to ensure we capture and track the feedback.


Comments (1)

  1. John Dugan says:

    What a morass this is.  How is a user supposed to include sql server express 2008 with an application install and control how it is installed.  Command line installs do not work from the install package on the 2008 server machine for me because commands that exist for 64 bit don't exist for 32 bits.  The ability to debug these problems is non-existent.

    I guess since sql server express 2008 is free – you get what you pay for.