It has been a long time since SQL Server 2008 R2 got Service Pack Update. Microsoft has finally released SQL Server 2008 R2 service pack 3and its feature pack. SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 contains fixes to issues reported as well as Hotfix solutions have provided since SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 up to and including Cumulative Update 13.
If you are using SQL Server there are good chances that you are familiar with AdventureWorks. AdventureWorks is a Sample Database shipped with SQL Server and it can be downloaded from GitHub site. AdventureWorks have replaced Northwind and Pubs from the sample database in SQL Server 2005. The Microsoft team keeps updating the sample database as they release new versions. I use the AdventureWorks database for most of my example, as it is easy to use sample database which is accessible for most of the people out there. Let us learn to install AdventureWorks.