Popular Samples

  • AdventureWorks - a sample that used extensively in many Microsoft database product. You can see the detail of the project page here.
  • Sakila - a database sample developed by MySQL team demonstrating MySQL capability. Visit the sample page here.
  • Classic Models - a sample database from Eclipse Foundation's Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) project. They have Apache Derby and MySQL format downloadable in BIRT site.
  • Northwind - Northwind trader sample database from Microsoft. You can download the sample data for SQL Server 2000 and MSDE format from this Microsoft download page. For newer versions visit Northwind CodePlex Project  instead.
  • Pubs - This is also shipped with Northwind. Download from this from Microsoft download page.
  • MySQL sample sets : employee, world, sakila, menagerie