October 21, 2013

Default databases in SQL Server

one interview question asked Different default database in sql                    

master Database   
            Records all the system-level information for an instance of SQL Server.   

msdb Database                      

            Is used by SQL Server Agent for scheduling alerts and jobs.           
model Database                     

            Is used as the template for all databases created on the instance of SQL Server. Modifications made to the model database, such as database size, collation, recovery model, and other database options, are applied to any databases created afterward.
Resource Database               

            Is a read-only database that contains system objects that are included with SQL Server. System objects are physically persisted in the Resource database, but they logically appear in the sys schema of every database.   
tempdb Database                  

Is a workspace for holding temporary objects or intermediate result sets.