This chapter prepares you to use instances of SQL Server 2000 after an installation. You will begin with reviewing the results of the installation of SQL Server 2000. Next, you learn about controlling (starting, stopping, pausing, and modifying) the SQL Server services. Finally, you learn to work with the main graphical and command-prompt administration tools. After you have completed these tasks, you will be ready to begin administering SQL Server 2000.
To complete this chapter, you must have