Instructions for downloading SQL Server Express Personal or Workgroup software from the Customer Care Portal.
- Open a web browser and and log on to My Esri.
- Under My Organizations, click Products.
- On the Products page, click Downloads, and click View Downloads for the desired version of ArcGIS for Desktop.
- Under Select Downloads, find ArcSDE for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express (Personal or Workgroup) and click the Download button.
- Proceed with install instructions, as described in the links below.
• Installing SQL Server Express
• Enabling SQL Server Express to store geodatabases