Tag Archives: SSMS

Opening .SQL Files in SSMS 2016 by Default #SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is an easy one, but you’ll want to try this yourself. As I’ve been trying to move off … Continue reading

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Getting Table Change Scripts–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. One of the really basic things I think everyone should understand is how to get scripts from Management Studio … Continue reading

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SSMS Maturity

I’ve used a lot of tools with SQL Server over the years. We had a variety of individual tools from Microsoft for SQL Server 4.2, including the isqlw query editor that I used for years. I wrestled with the Enterprise Manager MMC … Continue reading

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See Two Queries at Once in SSMS

I’m writing this post as a way to help motivate the #SQLNewBloggers out there. Read the bottom for a few notes on structuring a post. One of the things that I’ve struggled with a bit in SSMS is sometimes comparing … Continue reading

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Custom SSMS

In my career, I’ve gotten used to working with SSMS on a variety of machines. It seems that as I toiled in various environments, I’d often connect to different SQL Server hosts, or use various consoles that only had the … Continue reading

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Quick Tips–SSMS Select a vertical block

I saw this years ago in a presentation from Aaron Bertrand. At the time I thought it was super cool and I’d use it all the time, but I haven’t found many uses. However since I needed to do this … Continue reading

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Quick Tips–SQL Prompt Qualifying Columns

I love SQL Prompt, and think it’s a great productivity tool. Even before I worked at Red Gate, I love the tool and had a copy before Red Gate bought the technology from the original developer. Recently I’ve run into … Continue reading

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Customizing SSMS–Results

This is a short series on some customizations in SSMS to make it visually more appealing. As a presenter, I’ve learned how to change the way Management Studio (SSMS) looks to make it easier for people to see the screen … Continue reading

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Customizing SSMS – Bigger Queries

This is a short series on some customizations in SSMS to make it visually more appealing. As a presenter, I’ve learned how to change the way Management Studio (SSMS) looks to make it easier for people to see the screen … Continue reading

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Customizing SSMS – Hiding the panels

This is a short series on some customizations in SSMS to make it visually more appealing. As a presenter, I’ve learned how to change the way Management Studio (SSMS) looks to make it easier for people to see the screen … Continue reading

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