Front-End Tools for the Database Engine

In This Chapter

•   SQL Server Management Studio

•   Using SQL Server Management Studio with the Database Engine

•   Authoring Activities Using SQL Server Management Studio

•   Azure Data Studio

•   SQL Server Management Studio vs. Azure Data Studio

This chapter introduces two front-end tools for the Database Engine: SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and Azure Data Studio. First, this chapter describes two components of SSMS, Registered Servers and Object Explorer, as well as the various user interface panes of SSMS. After that, it discusses the SSMS functions related to the Database Engine. Also, Query Editor and Solution Explorer are explained in relation to authoring activities in ...

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