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The February update includes many bug fixes along with the following enhancements:

  • Support for the latest Azure SQL Database V12 features
  • New advanced publish options to exclude or not drop specific object types

For more information on what's new and a bug fix list, visit our team blog.

SQL Server tooling in Visual Studio 2013 - all the great database tools, now acquisition and updates are fully integrated in Express for Web, Express for Windows Desktop, Professional, Premium, and Ultimate.

Download SQL Server database tooling in Visual Studio 2013

SSDT Visual Studio 2012 - provides a stand alone install experience as well as full integration into the Visual Studio Professional, Premium, and Ultimate SKUs. We are publishing the release through this page and the update feed.

Download SSDT for Visual Studio 2012


SSDT Visual Studio 2010 - We are no longer updating SSDT for Visual Studio 2010. Projects and DACPACs are fully compatible across shells. Please download the toolset for VS2012 or VS2013 using the links above for continued updates.


SSDT-BI, SQL Server Business Intelligence is a distinct toolset from SSDT or the SQL Server database tooling in Visual Studio 2013. As part of the SQL Server 2014 release, SSDT-BI has released a version for Visual Studio 2013. For details, visit the AS team blog. For support of SSDT-BI, please post to their blog or AS forums.

Download SSDT-BI for Visual Studio 2012

Download SSDT-BI for Visual Studio 2013

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