In my last post I posted the screen shot of the SQL Server Management Studio, Let me post one more picture of Management Studio so that you can easily co-relate the explanation with the picture.
When we login to the SQL server the above screen appears, at the right side of the picture you can see that there are 5 folders and one other menu SQL Server Agent.
6)SQL Server Agent
I am going to describe briefly about all the items listed above and in my subsequent articles, I will explain all the items in detail.
Databases:-Database folder contains 4 other sub folders.
i)System databases:- It consists 4 default databases and I have already explained about those databases in my earlier post.
ii)Database Snapshots:-It contains the snapshot of the source database when it is created.
iii)Report Server database:-It contains all the metadata and data for reporting services.
iv)Report Server temp DB:-It is used by reporting services for storing temporary objects and intermediary result-sets.
Security:- It contains all the objects related to SQL Server security, like Login and roles and other objects.
Server Objects:- This folder contains all server objects like, Linked Server,Triggers, End Points.
Replication:- This folder contains the information about the publications and subscriptions.
Management :-This folder contains all the information about maintenance plans, database mails configurations and Policy management.
SQL Server Agent:- It contains information about jobs, Alerts, operators and proxies.
In My next post we will start working with SQL Server Management Studio.
Next post will be about how to create a user database through wizard and through SQL script.
we will also learn different options available while creating the database.
Have a good day…
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