If you use MS SQL Server for your database needs, probably you also use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) for several day to day database management needs. SSMS is a common tool for managing MS SQL Server whether you need to do DDL, DML or DCL related tasks. While all these things can be done using plain T-SQL and SQLCMD utility, SSMS does things beautifully without us worrying about the SQL syntax and falling into the complexities of queries.
MS SQL Server’s support for Linux was very much awaited among its users. Most of the .Net Framework developers generally uses MS SQL Server for database but the windows-only support not only limited the usage but also increases of hosting cost as compared to linux based db servers.Continue reading