SQL Server Management Studio 18.5 is now generally available


Today, we’re sharing the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 18.5. We have some feature updates as well as important behind the scenes updates.

You can download SQL Server Management Studio 18.5 today and review SSMS Release Notes for full details.

A glimpse into some of the interesting changes for this release include, but are not limited to:

New features in SQL Server Management Studio

General SSMS

SMO / ScriptingAdded “Notebook” as a destination for Generate Scripts wizard.SQL Assessment API – Platform, Name, and Engine Edition fields can now contain usual comma-separated lists (“platform”: [“Windows”, “Linux”]), not only regular expressions (“platform”: “/Windows|Linux/”).Data ClassificationAdded