Sharepoint 2010 Stand-alone database?

When installing Sharepoint 2010 in stand-alone mode is there a way to login to or query the Sharepoint database?
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
SharePoint 2010 stand-alone installation installs SQL Server 2008R2 Express Edition:

Therefore to manage/maintain simply download and install SQL Server Management Studio Express.

Just a comment: SharePoint database structure is highly complex and not very well documented, so you should try to use the "official" programming features to query SharePoint content - like Server side object model or Powershell.


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lorgnettesolutionsAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the additional tip on Powershell and server side object model.
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