To complete the practices in this training kit, you need to download two sample databases.
Download the sample AdventureWorks2012 database
Download the sample AdventureWorksDW2012 database
For each database, the File Download dialog box opens.
The Save As dialog box opens.
IMPORTANT While you can save the .mdf file wherever you like, the practices in this Training Kit require that you use the C:\AdventureWorks2012 directory and C:\AdventureWorksDW2012 directory to store the databases. The examples in this book also assume this location for the databases.
For each database:
IMPORTANT When using this method to attach, SSMS will by default also search for the .ldf file (which isn't included), causing the attach-process to fail. You must manually remove the .ldf file before clicking OK as discussed in the next step.
If you have problems attaching a sample database, you can find complete instructions for attaching databases here.
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