If you install the database server, access to a Service Manager appears under the Database Logger folder in the Workbench. Use this tool to make sure the service is running. Microsoft SQL Server service must be running for logging to work.
Expand the Database Logger in the Workbench left pane.
Double-click Service Manager.
The SQL Server Service Manager dialog box appears.
Click the Start/Continue button, if it is enabled, to start the Microsoft SQL Server.
Database management for SQL Server.