Tag Archives: SSMS

SQL Server 2016 Management Studio Download

It’s that time of the year. No, I’m not talking about christmas, I’m talking about new product cycles from Microsoft. For SQL Server it usually happens on even years, it’s 2016 so this year we have a new SQL Version. … Continue reading

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SSIS / Data Tools compatibility between 2014 and 2012

Well, to be simple: there is no backwards compatibility when you create a package in SQL Server 2014 Data Tools (formerly SSIS/BIDS). 2014 files only run on 2014 servers. 2012 on 2012, and that’s it. Microsoft acknowledge this issue but … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 SP3 Management Studio Download

Aaaand we’ve got some news regarding the Management Studio download links for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 (see last post about this here). Microsoft released the Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2012 on November/2015, so right now it’s a … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Management Studio download

And finally it’s time to update my post on SSMS 2008 download with the new version, for everyone joy. Well actually we are on SQL2014 now, but as any brand-new Microsoft product, it will take some time until most of … Continue reading

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SQL: Management Studio not saving changes to table

Having a blog about something you like is a great way to learn more things about it. If you keep an eye open for the other bloggers the term “community” really makes sense. This week while checking the recent activity I … Continue reading

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Missing SSMS shortcut on Start menu

If for any unfathomable reason you find that the SQL Server Management Studio is missing from your start menu, don’t be afraid! It’s easy as creating a new shortcut on the desktop and moving it back – you just have … Continue reading

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SSMS Tips and Tweaks – Keyboard shortcuts

After some time just saving drafts here (I have a lot of unpublished content right now), I wanted to share some tips to make your life easier when working inside SSMS. The first tip is about keyboard shortcuts. on SSMS hit … Continue reading

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Choosing between SSMS Express and SSMS with Advanced Services

So thats it. I could not make a new post for over one week. This is off my target, I want to share something at least once every week. So here we go for some quick posts, and I will … Continue reading

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Changes in maintenance plan overwriting SQL job ownership

Sometimes some things strange happens. Usually when you are trying to fix other things. This issue happened to me when revising some SQL Agent jobs to make sure all backups were running fine. I removed to old DBA account from … Continue reading

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Unable to open Job Activity Monitor in SQL 2008 SSMS Express

If you have some sql2008r2 servers on your network and want to manage them from your desktop, then you probably want to install only the SSMS client. If you did that then you probably used the Management Studio Express, available … Continue reading

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