How to Install SQL Server: Quick Guide

Do you want to learn how to use SQL and don’t know where to start?

Let’s try to install SQL Server (Developer Edition) for starters, you will need a test environment where you can break everything without any problem in order to learn

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Downloading SQL Server

  • First of all, let’s go to Microsoft webpage through this LINK.
  • Now we are going to click on the Developer edition, you can either click on the link below or go there directly through THIS link.


  • We execute the installation and click the first option that says “Basic” on the first Screen (I got it in Spanish, but it should be the same).
Basic Option
  • Now let’s accept the terms and conditions and then decide where we want to install the SQL Server
Terms and conditions (Read them!)
Select SQL Server Location Folder
  • Click Install and Wait…

So this is it! There’s no more to do… BUT WAIT! Now we have to install SSMS to have a GUI environment to work with.

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