JDBC for SQL Server - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v3.12, by Herong Yang
Archived: Downloading Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
This section describes how to download Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition.
If you want to learn JDBC connecting to databases managed by Microsoft SQL Server, you could download and install a copy of MS (Microsoft) SQL Server 2005 Express Edition on your local system.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition is the free version of the Microsoft SQL Server 2005. This tutorial shows you how to download Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition:
1. Go to the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition download page.
2. Go to the Files in This Download section, and click Download button next to the "SQLEXPR.EXE - 53.5 MB" file. The File Download box shows up.
3. Save the download file to C:\temp directory. When the download is done, you should get the following file:
Name: SQLEXPR.EXE Description: Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition Location: C:\temp Size: 56,105,688 bytes Version: 9.0.1399.6
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