What is SQL Server?
Microsoft SQL Server or MSSQL is a powerfull client/server relational database management system (RDBMS) produced by Microsoft. SQL Server is based on the ANSI SQL 92 standard and it is a complete database system.
SQL Server helps you build, deploy, and manage enterprise applications. At the center of SQL Server is the SQL Server engine, which processes the database commands. The process runs inside Windows and understands only connections and SQL commands.