Developing with MS SQL
Helpful hints on using MS SQL on a development machine.
SQL Server Express LocalDB
- SQL Server Express LocalDB is installed with Visual Studio to make it easier to bring up a test environment without worrying much about the database. It will look like this in the SQL Server Object Explorer tab on Visual Studio
- (localdb)\MSSQLLocalDB(SQL Server...)
Warning, this simple instance may work well with a simple ASP.NET development, but will not work will with more complex configurations. Check the above link for details.