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Re-platforming and modernizing your data workloads with SQL Server on Linux

This post is authored by Marko Hotti, Senior Product Marketing Manager, SQL Server. Today, we’re excited to introduce a free e-book, SQL Server on Linux: A guide to re-platforming and modernizing your data workloads. This is the third in a series of technical e-books helping you get the most out of your database. With SQL Server 2017,...

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SSMS 17.8 is now available

This post is co-authored by Pam Lahoud, Senior Program Manager, SQL Server. We are excited to announce the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17.8! Download SSMS 17.8 and review the Release Notes to get started. SSMS 17.8 provides support for almost all feature areas on SQL Server 2008 through the latest SQL Server 2017,...

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A new update for mssql-cli, an interactive CLI, is now available

We have released our second major update for mssql-cli since our public preview announcement in December. You can view the public preview announcement here. mssql-cli is a new and interactive command line query tool for SQL Server. This open source tool works cross-platform and is part of the dbcli community. See the install guide to...

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SSMS 17.7 is now available

This post is co-authored by Sandy Winarko, Principal PM, SQL Server.  We are excited to announce the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17.7! Download SSMS 17.7 and review the Release Notes to get started. SSMS 17.7 provides support for almost all feature areas on SQL Server 2008 through the latest SQL Server 2017, which...

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The May release of SQL Operations Studio is now available

This post is co-authored by Karl Burtram, Senior Software Engineer, SQL Server.   We are excited to announce the May release of SQL Operations Studio is now available. Download SQL Operations Studio and review the Release Notes to get started. SQL Operations Studio is a data management tool that enables you to work with SQL Server,...

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Celebrating 1M installations milestone for mssql extension for VS Code with another update

Celebrating 1M installations milestone for mssql extension for VS Code with another update

We are excited to announce that a new update for the mssql extension for VS Code is now available on the VS Code Marketplace. Use the mssql extension to turn VS Code into a powerful editor of T-SQL development, which supports SQL Server running on-prem, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Download the...

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The March release of SQL Operations Studio is now available

This post is co-authored by Karl Burtram, Senior Software Engineer, SQL Server.  We are excited to announce the March release of SQL Operations Studio is now available. Download SQL Operations Studio and review the Release Notes to get started. SQL Operations Studio is a data management tool that enables you to work with SQL Server, Azure...

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