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- Define groups of servers running Microsoft SQL Server.
- Register individual servers in a group.
- Configure all Microsoft SQL Server options for each registered server.
- Create and administer all Microsoft SQL Server databases, objects, logins, users, and permissions in each registered server.
- Define and execute all Microsoft SQL Server administrative tasks on each registered server.
- Design and test SQL statements, batches, and scripts interactively by invoking SQL Query Analyzer.
- Invoke the various wizards defined for Microsoft SQL Server.
MMC is a tool that presents a common interface for managing different server applications in a Microsoft Windows network. Server applications provide a component called an MMC snap-in that presents MMC users with a user interface for managing the server application. Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager is the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 MMC snap-in.
In Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Enterprise Manager is replaced by SQL Server Management Studio, which provides a single interface to functionality provided by Enterprise Manager and Query Analyzer in Microsoft SQL Server 2000.
This entire statement is taken from the following Microsoft Website: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa174466(v=sql.80).aspx
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