Tag Archives: tools

Evolving Our Tools

This week the next preview version of SSMS v18 was released. This is the sixth preview release, and I’m guessing that this will be one of the last. Six seems like a lot of releases, and I’d like to think that … Continue reading

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Creating a Quick Dashboard Widget

I read Carlos Robles blog on creating an Azure Data Studio (ADS) insight widget and decided to try this for myself. I decided to try and get a list of object types and a count of each. Following instructions, here’s … Continue reading

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Adding SQL Search to Azure Data Studio

There are a limited number of extensions available for Azure Data Studio (ADS), but one that came out early is SQL Search. This is highlighted as a recommended extension from Microsoft. Redgate worked with them early on in the lifecycle … Continue reading

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Better Keyboard Extensions in Azure Data Studio

I used to use ALT+X to execute queries in SSMS. I spent years with this shortcut, but as I started to present more, CTRL+E felt more natural. I’ve now grown used to that, so when I typed CTRL+E in Azure … Continue reading

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