One of the new features of SQL Server 2016 is the introduction of a Web Installer for the client tools. In this article, Daniel Farina goes through the entire process of downloading and installing the client tools even on machines without internet access.
This is the story of how a free addin for SSMS, SQL Code Guard, was created and joined the Red Gate SSMS Ecosystem project.
The process of doing SQL code-reviews used to be tedious and error-prone. Until SQL Enlight, it was a process that was difficult to automate for release and deployment. As it is now both a Command-line utility and an SSMS add-in, the database developer can see immediately the parts of the code that would raise eyebrows with the vigilant production DBA.