Attaching AdventureWorks database

Learn to attach the AdventureWorks database to SQL Server.

Attaching database to server instance

Let’s learn to attach the “AdventureWorks” database to an SQL Server instance. It can help in practicing T-SQL syntax.

Click here to download the “AdventureWorks” database, and then click the arrow in the top-right corner to download the file. After it finishes downloading, extract the zip file to a location on the computer. It’s best to save it with the rest of the database files.

Now go back to SSMS and into the “Object Explorer” window. Find the “Databases” tree, right-click it, and click “Attach.”

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