It’s been a busy few months for SSDT with multiple Release Candidate releases of the 17.0 major release, and Visual Studio 2017 shipping this week. Here’s a quick update on the latest & greatest database tools updates you can try out.
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The SQL Server Data Tools team is pleased to announce an update for SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) is now available. The SSDT 16.4 release adds support for Schema Compare in SqlPackage.exe and as an API, Integrated Workspace Mode for SSDT Tabular,
The SQL Server Data Tools team is pleased to announce an update for SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) is now available. The SSDT update for July 2016 adds bug fixing and enhanced support for SQL Server 2016 features such as Always Encrypted and Temporal Table.
A major benefit of the new SQL Server is that you don’t need to wait years to get new features. Azure SQL DB is adding features on a frequent basis and the tools you use need to keep up with this.
Today we announce the latest preview of SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT). It is the first release from our fast-train preview program. Fast-train preview program implies that SSDT will be on a frequent release cadence, which starts today with the June 2015 preview.
The SQL Server Data Tools team is pleased to announce an update for SSDT is now available. This update adds support to SSDT for Full Text Search in Azure SQL DB.
Get it here:
SQL Server Data Tools: https://msdn.microsoft.com/data/hh297027.
In VS2012 the update will also available using the SQL ->
A few months ago our team presented at the SQLBits XIV conference. The topic was Best Practices for multi-environment database development. The full video can be found on the SQLBits site and is a very informative presentation. The topics covered include:
Using the new deployment options to exclude or not drop users,
The SQL Server Data Tools team is pleased to announce an update for the Data-tier Application Framework (DACFX) is now available. This update adds support to DACFX for Full Text Search in Azure SQL DB. Once this update is installed, SQL Server Management Studio 2014 and SqlPackage.exe will support Data-tier Application Framework actions like Import and Export for Azure SQL databases that use Full Text Search.
SQL Server 2014 introduced a number of new enterprise features. The most notable of these are memory optimized tables and natively compiled stored procedures. When developing databases with enterprise features in Visual Studio there are a few best practices to be aware of.
We’d like to announce the availability of the latest March 2014 release of SSDT with support for SQL Server 2014 databases. This version is fully compatible with SQL Server 2014.
This update is now available for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013.