Encoding Hints and SQL Server Analysis Services vNext CTP 1.3

The public CTP 1.3 of SQL Server vNext on Windows is available here! The corresponding versions of SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) will be released in the coming weeks. They include much-anticipated new features, so watch out for the upcoming announcements! Encoding hints CTP 1.3 introduces encoding hints, which… Read more

Released: SQL Server Data Tools 17.0 RC 2

SQL Server Data Tools 17.0 Release Candidate 2 (RC 2) has just been published. You can download and install from here: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=837939. If you’re evaluating new enhancements in Analysis Services Tabular 1400 models, be sure to download this latest version because it includes several important fixes; particularly with the modern Get Data experience. Most noteworthy… Read more