Thursday, July 9, 2015

Notes on installing SQL Server Management Studio June 2015 Preview

SQL Server Management Studio June 2015 Preview released recently (June 27) supports the latest capabilities of Azure SQL Databases and SQL Server 2016 (?CTP). ). This version also has bug fixes to the earlier version as well as customer requested features. You could also work with other versions of SQL Server.

Read more here.

However, in order to install this version on your computer you should first remove the SQL Server 2016 CTP2 (version SQL Server 2016 CTP2 version 13.0.200.172(x64)) as the new version is not compatible.


You need to upgrade your SQL Server version to the new version or remove the old version and install the June 2015 Preview downloading the web installer.


7/12/2015: After installing SQL Server Management Studio 2016 CTP2.1 the version of SSMS you have is the following:

The June 2015 preview is probably an even more recent SSMS version (to be checked).
7/13/2015: Looks like the SSMS version for both SQL Server 2016 CTP 21 and SQL Server Management Studio June 2015 Preview are one and the same.