Azure Data Studio vs SQL Server Management Studio part 1

This post shows you some differences between Azure Data Studio and SQL Server Management Studio. From the market you will hear ADS is going to replace SSMS, maybe not now because many features in SSMS is not available in ADS yet.

There are so good points in ADS.

1. ADS can see the database on the first page.

2. ADS will open the last file that you were using when the program starts.

3. ADS will highlight the whole row when it is selected but not SSMS.

4. In SQL Server Management Studio you can have Intellisense. ADS will have intellisense but you need to select the database on top and not at the right side.

When you right click on the database in ADS there is nothing much you can do.

As compare to SSMS.

From here you can bet SSMS will still be around longer. I will continue to compare them later.

About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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