Learn a variety of ways to open SQL Server Object Explorer. See how to choose a specific data connection in Server Explorer and open it in Object Explorer.
- [Voiceover] In this video I though…I'd look at some of the ways you could…open the SQL Server Object Explorer.…Currently I have it open and I've got…it set as a tab document in the center of the screen.…Earlier in the course I moved it here…by right-clicking on it when it was over here…as a tab inside the Server Explorer.…Let me put it back there choosing Dock.…I can put it back in the center of the screen…by right-clicking and choosing…Dock a Tab Document.…I'll keep it here for a minute or two longer…before I put it over on the left side of the screen.…One way to open the SQL Server Object Explorer…is to go to the View menu and choose this item.…
Another way to open it is to go to the View menu…and choose these keystrokes.…On my computer with my settings…it's Control \ Control S.…Let's see if that works.…Control \ Control S.…Excellent.…The third way I can open SQL Server Object Explorer…is to go to the Server Explorer…and find one of my database connections.…I have this SQL Server local db called Tours.mdf.…I'll right-click on that and choose…
- Exploring integration with Azure data sources and other Microsoft databases
- Working with SQL Server Express LocalDB
- Connecting to databases with Server Explorer
- Working with database tables
- Manipulating tables with the SQL Server Object Explorer
- Creating queries and custom views
- Creating stored procedures
- Comparing databases
- Building a data project in Visual Studio
- Refactoring a database object
- Deploying the database
- Connecting to Azure databases
- Deploying data projects to Azure
- Integrating Visual Studio with Entity Framework
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/23/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: installing the SSDT features and why LocalDB is essential for developers.
1. Database and Data Integration
The Azure data sources2m 35s
2. SQL Server Express LocalDB
3. Server Explorer
4. SQL Server Object Explorer
5. Queries, Views, and Stored Procedures
6. Compare databases
7. SQL Server Data Project
8. Azure Data
Get an Azure account1m 10s
9. Entity Framework
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