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On SQL Server 2008 R2 disc, I do not see client tools.

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Please forgive me that I am not a SQL guy, so the questions may be silly.
If my memory serves right, SQL Server 2000 disc contains client tools so that you can do query, etc. from a workstation.
On SQL Server 2008 R2 disc, I do not see the client tools any more. Where should I get them?

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Here is the link to it, now it is called Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Management Studio Express  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7593
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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you click on setup and choose "management tools complete:
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Thanks!!
I also found "Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express" which can be downloaded from the following URL
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43351

Is it a good idea to download 2012 instead of 2008? Is it compatible with SQL Server 2008 R2?
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the express editions wont show the sql server agent components. other than that, you can connect to SQL 2008 from a 2012 SSRS.
I would still suggest, you click on install and just choose the ssms components
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Basically, up to you.. 2012 will work with 2008 since the core is almost same (2012 has some improvements) so for you it will be ok...
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Thank you very much!
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