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I can’t find BIDS(SSDT) tool after SQL Server 2014 installation on my laptop. I thought I might have missed it so I ran the media again to add features but all features were already installed. I am very confused :(. Why has this tool been excluded from the media?

Where is BIDS or SSDT on SQL Server 2014

So I Googled it and found this blog below written by Michael Otey.


Microsoft apparently has replaced BIDS (2008R2) and SSDT (2012) with SSDT-BI in 2014!!! They can be downloaded from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/hh297027


Quoted from Microsoft:

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. 

The SSDT-BI for Visual Studio 2012 will be installed under the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 CTP2.


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