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Creating a database (Model Explorer)
To create a database:
1. Start Model Explorer.
For more information, refer to Starting Model Explorer.
2. In the left navigation pane, expand the SQL icon.
3. Right-click on the SQL server instance that you want the database to be created in, and then click Create Database....
4. In the Create Database dialog box, type a database name, and then click OK.
5. Confirm that the database is added to the list of databases under the server.