Thursday, June 9, 2016

Update your SQL Server Management Studio 2016 to work with SQL Server 2016

If you followed my recent post ( would have installed the SQL Server Management Studo 2016 Release Candidate which used the software released on April 2016.


SQL Server 2016 Developer became available on June 1, and when the SSMS 2016 RC was launched, you would get a message that there is an update to SSMS 2016.


Clicking on the Update button takes you to Microsoft web site to download the latest version whose details are shown below.


Updating easy

Double click the downloaded   June 2016 version to display the

Click Install and takes a little while downloading packages and installing.

Click Close.

Here is the SQL Server 2016 Instance after making a connection to it:


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