Free Download : Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express with Advanced Services – English
Microsoft is offering SQL Server 2008 Express for free download to all of us.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express with Advanced Services (SQL Server 2008 Express) is a free, easy-to-use version of SQL Server Express that includes a graphical management tool and powerful features for reporting and advanced text-based searches.
SQL Server 2008 Express provides powerful and reliable data management tools and rich features, data protection, and fast performance. It is ideal for small server applications and local data stores.
Key Features :
- SQL Server database engine – create, store, update and retrieve your data
- SQL Server Management Studio Basic – visual database management tool for creating, editing and managing databases
- Full-text Search – powerful, high-speed engine for searching text-intensive data
- Reporting Services – integrated report creation and design environment to create reports
There are several editions related to it :
Download the one of your choice below
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express with Tools
- Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Express with Advanced Services
Supported Operating Systems : Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2; Windows Server 2008; Windows Vista; Windows Vista SP1; Windows XP Service Pack 2; Windows XP SP3