LocalDB: Where is My Database?

As I mentioned in the previous post LocalDB handles database files differently than regular SQL Server. The regular SQL Server assumes that it is actively managed by a DBA. The DBA carefully configures SQL Server during the installation and afterwards. The DBA decides where SQL Server binaries are installed. The DBA also decides where the…

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.NET Framework 4 now supports LocalDB!

Updated 2011-11-11: Added a link to the post on how LocalDB handles database file locations. Updated 2012-01-03: Clarified that only SSMS from SQL Server 2012 (or newer) will work with the .NET 4 Update 4.0.2, since earlier SSMS versions are using .NET 3.5. .NET Framework 4 Update 4.0.2 .NET team has just released Update 4.0.2…

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