Out of the gate, this change alone provides the following benefits: It might not sound like much, but .NET Framework 3.5 was released near the end of 2007, making it over eight years old today.By providing 3.5, Microsoft actively tries to ‘steer’ these same users toward the most recent version of .NET, helping to add a few extra hoops that need to be jumped through to install SSMS.For example, Figure 1 demonstrates the parameter information for the DATEADD function.
Not only does this mean that end users will no longer need to hunt down installation media for the SQL Server engine to install management tools, but this change also heralds substantial, long-term benefits as it means that SSMS will be uncoupled from the underlying database engine.
It did prior to SQL 2008 RTM, but there were some issues. 2) Buy another plug-in to SSMS (which are all pretty dire, to be honest), or buy Apex SQL Edit which is a new environment - 9.
3) Wait until I release my editor (January) - that will provide code completion and intellisense on 2000 , and will be free for personal use. When not to use a cursor When To Use: SSIS/SQL Agent vs.
Displaying parameter information Intelli Sense shows parameter information for functions and stored procedures.
The information is displayed in a detail window and includes the name and type of each parameter.