Definitions for "MSDE"
Keywords:  sql, desktop, microsoft, destop, engine
A desktop database engine that works as an extension of SQL Server 7.0 to store data for offline application components. In the latest, SQL Server 2000-based edition, MSDE 2000, Microsoft changed the expanded form of the acronym to " Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine." See MSDE 2000.
Microsoft Data Engine with a 2 gigabyte data limitation.
Microsoft Data Engine. A data store based on Microsoft SQL Server technology, but designed and optimized for use on smaller computer systems, such as a single user computer or a small workgroup server.
Maryland State Department of Education. The state agency that is responsible for monitoring local education agencies and for making sure that these agencies follow state and federal laws.