What’s new in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17.5: Data Discovery and Classification

App Center Team

We are excited to announce the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17.5!

Download SSMS 17.5 and review the Release Notes to get started.

SSMS 17.5 provides support for almost all feature areas on SQL Server 2008 through the latest SQL Server 2017, which is now generally available.

In addition to enhancements and bug fixes, SSMS 17.5 comes with several exciting new features: •Data Discovery and Classification is a new feature for discovering, classifying, labeling and reporting sensitive data in your databases. •Query Editor now has support for a SkipsRows option for the Delimited Text External File Format for Azure SQL Data Warehouse. •Showplan has enabled the display of estimated plan button for SQL Data Warehouse.

SSMS 17.5 also includes key bug fixes to Showplan, Query Editor, SMO, and Templates, which can be found in the Release Notes.

Feedback usabilla icon