Available Today: SSDT—December 2012

The SSDT team is pleased to announce that SQL Server Data Tools – December 2012 is now available for download!   Get it here: SSDT for Visual Studio 2012: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/jj650015 SSDT for Visual Studio 2010: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/jj650014 What’s New? Database Unit Testing We have received an overwhelming amount of feedback that database unit testing is a… Read more

Windows Azure Import/Export Service and External References

The Windows Azure Import/Export Service powered by the SQL Server 2012 Data-Tier Application Framework (DACFx V3) provides a cloud service for logical backup/restore and migration of Windows Azure SQL Databases. This functionality is available via an HTTP endpoint, as well as through the Windows Azure Management Portal. We have recently released an update to the… Read more

Getting Started with SQL Server Database Unit Testing in SSDT

SSDT now enables you to develop, debug and execute database unit tests interactively in Visual Studio, which can then be run from the command line or from a build machine, for example, a Team Foundation Build server configured for continuous integration.  SSDT helps put database testing on an equal footing with other aspects of application testing, helping you raise and then maintain the… Read more