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SQL Management Studio Direct Download Link

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Created by Robert Stidman, last modified by Erin Stenzel on Jul 29, 2016

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This is the software that you can use provided by Microsoft to do a backup of your SQL database.   This software will also let you migrate your database to another server by backing your SQL server up and then by doing a recover on the new server.  SQL Management Studio can be difficult to find on its own for download; here's a link.



  • WIndows Server 2008/2012 all revs


1. Download below link to your Orion server and run the install it will take around 15 minutes for it to install. (© 2016 Microsoft, Inc., available at, obtained on July 29, 2016.)


2. Next follow the below article if you are not sure how to do a backup of your database.


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