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A First Look at SSMS 20

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Recently Microsoft released SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) v20.0, which is a major release of the primary tool that many of us use to work with SQL Server. Over the last few years, the tools team at Microsoft has worked to separate the tools from the various editions, giving us separate SSMS downloads. There have […]

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2024-03-27

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How Often Do You Update SSMS?

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I got a message recently that SSM S19.3 is out. I am wary of major versions, especially with a few add-in tools, but I have tended to try and update SSMS regularly when it patches, which is about once a quarter. As I checked my desktop, I saw I was still on 19.1 (my laptop […]

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2024-02-02

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Server Dashboards in Azure Data Studio

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Azure Data Studio (ADS) is a lightweight IDE built on Visual Studio Code. I've written a few articles on how the tool works, and this one continues the series. In this article, I want to look at the server and database dashboards and how you can customize them. Another article will cover the Database dashboards. […]

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2024-03-28 (first published: )

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Initial Config of tempdb

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