Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – 16.5.1 Release

Today, we are pleased to announce the latest generally-available (GA) quality release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 16.5.1. This update fixes a couple issues listed below. Get it here:                                                            Download SSMS 16.5.1 release The version number for the latest release is 13.0.16100.1 New in this release Fixed an issue where Invoke-Sqlcmd erroneously inserts multiple rows… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio -16.5 Release

 Today, we are pleased to announce the latest generally-available (GA) quality release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 16.5. This update features fixes for high DPI, reconnection and many issues! Check out the list of fixes below. Get it here:                                                           Download SSMS 16.5 release The version number for the latest release is 13.0.16000.28 New in this… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio -16.3 (August 2016) Release

Today, we are very pleased to announce the latest generally-available (GA) quality release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) following the SQL Server 2016 release. This update of SSMS features a switch from monthly-branded SSMS releases (e.g. August 2016 release) to numerically-branded SSMS releases (e.g. 16.3 release). This update also features a new Active Directory… Read more

SSMS 16.3 Release: Initial high-resolution monitor support

The 16.3 (August 2016) update for SSMS includes initial beta support to allow SSMS to display appropriately on high-resolution monitors. This functionality is turned off by default while we continue to test and improve the quality of this support. However, we have written this blog post to provide instructions for those eager to test initial… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – July 2016 Release

Today, we are very pleased to announce the first monthly update of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) following the SQL Server 2016 release. This update remains a fully-supported generally-available (GA) quality release. It includes support for Azure SQL Data Warehouse, significant updates to SQL Server PowerShell and numerous fixes for customer-reported defects. Get it here:… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – June 2016 Release

Today, we are very pleased to announce the generally available release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates included in the April preview release, and features a new Quick Find dialog in SSMS, improvements in the SSMS installer to allow tracking of installation progress, bug fixes in the Always Encrypted experience,… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – February 2016 Release

Today, we are very pleased to announce the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates included in the January release, and features improved support for high contrast settings in the SSMS activity monitor, numerous user interface improvements and bug fixes in the Always Encrypted dialogs. Get it here: Download… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – January 2016 Release

Today, we are happy to announce the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates included in last year’s December release, and features numerous bug fixes in Always Encrypted dialogs, Extended Events sessions, and many more. Get it here: Download SSMS January 2016 Preview The version number for the latest… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – December 2015 Release

Today, we are happy to announce the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates included in the November release, and features improvements and bug fixes to many components including Showplan comparison, the SSMS results tab, the Extended Events session wizard, and many more. Get it here: Download SSMS December… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – November 2015 Release

Today, we are very pleased to announced the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates in the October release, and features bitmap scaling support for High-DPI displays in SSMS, user-interface improvements for AlwaysEncrypted dialogs and wizards, bug fixes for the SSMS-preview uninstaller, and many more. Get it here: The… Read more