Implementing Databases

This section provides the information that is required to create, modify, drop, and view databases.

In This Section



Creating a Database (Database Engine)

Provides guidelines for creating databases and filegroups.

Modifying a Database

Provides guidelines for modifying a database. This includes attaching and detaching, reducing, renaming, and setting options.

Viewing Database Metadata

Provides a list of catalog views, system functions and system stored procedures that return database metadata.

Documenting and Scripting Databases

Explains how and why to document a database schema by creating SQL scripts.

Deleting a Database

Explains how to delete a database.