Introduction to SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
SSDT is a set of features within Visual Studio that help developers develop SQL Server databases. This curation exists to try and shed light on what SSDT actually is, what its not, and what it can be used for.
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Get to Know SQL Server 2012's SQL Server Data Tools | Database Development content from Dev Pro
SQL Server 2012 includes a new feature called SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) that holds promise for assisting development projects using SQL Server or Windows Azure SQL Database. But even today, months since SQL Server 2012 was released, confusion abounds about ...
SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT), detailed overview on on MSDN
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SQL Server Data Tools, news and high level overview
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools provides an integrated environment for database developers to carry out all their database design work for any SQL Server platform (both on and off premise) within Visual Studio. Database developers can use the SQL Server Object Explorer in VS to easily create or edit database objects and data, or execute queries. Get it Get it Get Started Beginner's Guide Learn more Learn more Forum Forum
SQL Server Data Tools FAQ
An easy reference to quickly get up to speed on SSDT. Some questions that are answered here: What is SQL Server Data Tools? Who is SSDT for, and what does it provide them? Is SSDT a replacement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)?