SQL Server download provides a centralized database for the SQL Server data management system.
It can be used to store database records in the same database, as well as to access or manipulate databases on a single server.
SQL Server database download is available for all SQL Server versions from SQL Server 2016 to SQL Server 2019.
It is the primary database download option for SQL Server 2018 and later, as SQL Server is no longer supported on the Microsoft Azure database platform.
The download of SQL Server databases and related data is only available through a SQL Server service provider.
SQL server download requires a SQL client installed on the computer.
You can use the command line to download the database or the SQL client on your computer.
For more information about SQL Server, see SQL Server.
To download SQL Server on the Azure Marketplace, you must install the SQL server software as a software license on the Windows Azure Marketplace.
To do this, you can download SQL server.exe from the Microsoft Store.
For information about installing SQL server, see How to install SQL Server software on the Marketplace.
For additional details, see Install SQL Server with SQL Server 2017.
You also can download and install SQL server on the Web site of your Microsoft Store, such as Microsoft Azure.
You must first install SQL in your Microsoft Azure Marketplace account, or through an Azure PowerShell cmdlet.
For instructions on how to do this and other aspects of installing SQL Server in the Azure Store, see Windows Azure SQL Server: Installing SQL Server Server in Azure.
SQL Download and Installation SQL Server can be installed in a variety of ways.
You have two options when you install SQL: SQL download and SQL installation.
You use SQL download to download a database, or install SQL as part of a larger deployment.
To install SQL, open the SQL download dialog box.
Select Install SQL.
You will then see a menu with options for SQL install, SQL install and SQL download.
Select SQL download, and you can select the appropriate option for the server you are installing SQL on.
If you are using the Windows Server 2019 database platform, you need to download and copy the database from the SQL installation to the SQL install.
If the database is installed on a Microsoft Azure portal, you use the SQL downloads dialog box to download SQL, and select the database you want to install.
To learn more about SQL download options, see Installing and installing SQL with the SQL Install Wizard.
When you install a database using SQL, it is installed in the SQL version you selected.
You do not have to install the same SQL version on multiple machines.
For example, if you installed the SQL database on one computer and the database on another, you do not need to install both databases.
The installation process is the same whether you are downloading SQL from the Windows store or using a PowerShell script.
For other details, refer to Install SQL from Windows or install a SQL installation on a SQL server in Azure Marketplace section.
To perform a SQL install on a Windows Azure portal or the Microsoft Windows Azure Portal, you install the database using a Microsoft PowerShell script on the SQL portal.
This script is run on the server, and then you can install the databases using the Azure PowerShell portal.
You are not required to download or install the entire SQL installation, but you need the required data to access the databases.
To read more about installing a SQL database, see Using SQL on Azure.