Category Archives: SSDT/Juneau

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) – January 2014 update

The SSDT January 2014 release has been updated to support both SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance Update 1 (AU1) and continues to support SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse.  This release of SSDT is now PDW version-aware, and … Continue reading

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SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) – October 2013 update

Since my last post about the SSDT update for August, there have been two updates, each containing one fix: The September 2013 release has a targeted fix for the Schema Compare error when working with large display text or high … Continue reading

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SQL Server Data Tools BI (SSDT-BI) for SQL Server 2014

Last month I blogged that SQL Server Data Tools for SQL Server 2014 CTP2 now available.  You can download that here.  This will run the SSDT install (not a SQL Server 2014 install).  This installs the Visual Studio 2012 shell, and … Continue reading

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SQL Server Data Tools for SQL Server 2014 CTP2 now available

From Microsoft, SSDT is now available for SQL Server 2014: We’d like to announce the availability of SSDT that supports SQL Server 2014 databases.  SQL Server Data Tools for SQL Server 2014 CTP2 is pre-release software, does not support upgrade … Continue reading

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SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) – August 2013 update

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) has a new update: VS 2010: August 2013 version: 10.3.30822.0, June 2013 version: 10.3.30618.1, December 2012 version: 10.3.21208.0, November 2012 version: 10.3.21101.1, September 2012 version: 10.3.20905.0, initial version: 10.3.20225.0 VS 2012: August 2013 version: 11.1.30822.0, June 2013 version: 11.1.30618.1, December … Continue reading

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SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) – June 2013 update

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) has a new update: VS 2010: June 2013 version: 10.3.30618.1, December 2012 version: 10.3.21208.0, November 2012 version: 10.3.21101.1, September 2012 version: 10.3.20905.0, initial version: 10.3.20225.0 VS 2012: June 2013 version: 11.1.30618.1, December 2012 version: 11.1.21208.0, November 2012 version: 11.1.21101.1, … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2012 now supports BI!

My most popular blog has been Visual Studio 2012 does not support BI.  In short, this means VS 2012 does not support SSAS, SSIS, or SSRS.  Well, not anymore!  Just released is Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence for … Continue reading

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SSIS 2012: Empty toolbox?

This is an annoying problem I have had a few times: I open a SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) project in SSDT, and see that the Toolbox pane is empty, displaying a “There are no usable controls in this group. … Continue reading

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Managing Schemas And Source Control For Databases

Visual Studio has a project type called “Database Project” that is used to manage a database schema and allows for easy integration with source control.  Visual Studio Database Projects have been known by a few different names down the years … Continue reading

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SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) – December 2012 update

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) has a new update: VS 2010: December version: 10.3.21208.0, November version 10.3.21101.1, September version: 10.3.20905.0, initial version: 10.3.20225.0 VS 2012: December version: 11.1.21208.0, November version: 11.1.21101.1, September version: 11.1.20905.0, version shipped with VS 2012: 11.1.20627, initial version: … Continue reading

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