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Download SQL Server 2014 Express from Microsoft download center

  Author : Shailendra Chauhan
Posted On : 02 Apr 2014
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Updated On : 02 Apr 2014
 

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express is a powerful and reliable free data management system that delivers a rich and reliable data store for lightweight Web Sites and desktop applications. The Express edition is free and ideal for learning, developing, powering desktop, web & small server applications. The SQL Server 2014 Express release includes the full version of SQL Server 2014 Management Studio.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express download link: SQL Server 2014 Express Download

SQL Server 2014 downloads

Before downloading SQL Server 2014 Express version, let's understand the various files and its importance.

  1. LocalDB (SqlLocalDB)

    LocalDB is a lightweight version of Express that has all its programmable features, yet runs in user mode and has a fast, zero-configuration installation and short list of pre-requisites. Use this if you need a simple way to create and work with databases from code. It can be bundled with Application and Database Development tools like Visual Studio and or embedded with an application that needs local databases. You will see two files one for 32-bit system (ENU\x86\SqlLocalDB.msi) and other for 64-bit system (ENU\x64\SqlLocalDB.msi).

  2. Express (SQLEXPR)

    This package includes the SQL Server database engine only. Best suited to accept remote connections or administer remotely. You will see two files one for 32-bit system (SQLEXPR_x86_ENU.exe) and other for 64-bit system (SQLEXPR_x64_ENU.ex

  3. Express with Tools (SQLEXPRWT)

    This package contains everything needed to install and configure SQL Server as a database server including the full version of SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. Choose either LocalDB or Express depending on your needs above. You will see two files one for 32-bit system (SQLEXPRWT_x86_ENU.exe) and other for 64-bit system (SQLEXPRWT_x64_ENU.exe

  4. SQL Server Management Studio Express (SQLManagementStudio)

    This does not contain the database, but only the tools to manage SQL Server instances, including LocalDB, SQL Express, SQL Azure, full version of SQL Server 2014 Management Studio, etc. If you already have the database and only need the management tools, download this one. You will see two files one for 32-bit system (SQLManagementStudio_x86_ENU.exe) and other for 64-bit system (SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.

  5. Express with Advanced Services (SQLEXPRADV)

    This package contains all the components of SQL Server Express including the full version of SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. This is a larger download than “with Tools,” as it also includes both Full Text Search and Reporting Services.. You will see two files one for 32-bit system (SQLEXPRADV_x86_ENU.exe) and other for 64-bit system (SQLEXPRADV_x64_ENU.ex

What do you think?

I hope you will enjoy the SQL Server 2014 Express. I would like to have feedback from my blog readers. Your valuable feedback, question, or comments about this article are always welcome.



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