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Category: Management Studio

Latest Builds of Management Studio

Latest Builds of Management Studio

Find information about the builds of SQL Server Management Studio in the new release cycle approach; locate previous versions.

SQL Server 2016 – The Cool is in the Tool (SSMS That is)

As a heavy user of other RDBMS data platforms, I have long appreciated the extra effort that Microsoft put into their data management and administration tool, the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). While SSMS is an outstanding administration and T-SQL programming tool, it does have its minor qualms and quibbles. Learn more about all of

SSMS is starting to look better…

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) uses several examples to show the progress the SSMS team is making on enabling full support for HiDPI / 4K screens.

Announcing Plan Explorer Add-In Support for SSMS 2016

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) reveals a new build of SQL Sentry Plan Explorer, updated to support the new add-in model introduced with the latest SSMS.

What might the SSMS changes mean to you?

After the first Visual Studio 2015-based SSMS build is released, Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) talks about the changes you'll notice, and the changes you won't (yet).

An Interview with Microsoft's Ken Van Hyning

Ken Van Hyning (@sqltoolsguy), Microsoft's new Engineering Manager for SQL Server Client Tools, fields a few questions from SQL Sentry's Aaron Bertrand.

Management Studio February Preview : An Illustrated Guide

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) explains some of the nuances of the latest Management Studio preview, with a visual tour through installation.

The difference a day makes : SSMS 2016, Azure, and Extended Events

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) shows why and how you should upgrade your SSMS 2016 client from 13.0.11000.48 to 13.0.11000.78.

Making SSMS Pretty : My Dark Theme

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) shares the settings file for the dark theme he uses for presentations in SQL Server Management Studio.