Just a quick news. Starting from April 2019, the Sql Server release service blog has been moved here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SQL-Server/bg-p/SQLServer/label-name/SQLReleases
This year starts with a good news:
Here is the list of people in the directory.
During my SQL Devlife I tried lots of SQL Server management studio add-ins. Some days ago I tried SSMSBoost. Since I’ve already spoken about SSMSToolsPack and SQLPrompt, I’d like to focus this post on the capabilities that SSMSBoost adds to Sql Server Management Studio. I’ll speak about some of the available features, in the following order:
- UI/User experience capabilities
- Connections management
- Extended menu options
- Grid commands
Recently I had to create a backup procedure on my Windows Azure SQL Database. SQL Server Management Studio allows us to access to our SQL Databases and provides the user interfaces for creating backup files.
In this post we will understand:
- how to create a Azure SQL Database copy
- how to save a logical file backup on the cloud storage
- how to restore the logical file on a new Azure SQL Database
Since the database copy can be considered as a full backup, we want to create also a file in order to place it on another place, that could be a local or a cloud storage.