I have been given windows server 2012 having sql installed.

I am told to  create a database and see I can create one,

how can I create a simple database for testing purpose. can u show some scripting command or through GUI
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Its really simple..


The technet article gives you both from a GUI and by using a query.
Walter RitzelSenior Software EngineerCommented:
Rough 3 steps for it:

1) Please check if you have SQL Server Management Studio installed. If not, download from MSDN and then install.
But most probably, if you are on the server, you should have it installed.
2) Open it and use your credentials to log in. If you dont know the credentials, ask about it to whom have delivered the database to you.
3) On the Treeview at the left, open the node of the server and right click. Select the option to create a database.

If you want more details, go here: http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-SQL-Server-Database

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
You can download the AdventureWorks database. It's more easy and comes with data for testing purpose.
Here's where you can download the database.
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