SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an integrated environment for accessing, configuring, managing, administering, and developing all components of SQL Server. SSMS combines a broad group of graphical tools with a number of rich script editors to provide developers and administrators of all skill levels access to SQL Server.

This release features:

  • improved compatibility with previous versions of SQL Server
  • a stand-alone web installer
  • toast notifications within SSMS when new releases become available.


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What might the SSMS changes mean to you?


3 Thoughts on “SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016 is Free now

  1. Pingback: SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016 is Free now - Microsoft Dynamics NAV Community

  2. Yes, thanks for writing this.

    All versions of SSMS are free now.

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