This is a tip on how to show line numbers in the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) query window. Showing line numbers in SSMS is something that you may prefer to have enabled as default.
This post is a guide on how to connect to SQL Server with Windows Authentication, but using a different Domain User rather than your own.
When you log into SQL Server using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), opening a new query window will automatically scope you within the default database set when your user was created.
Logs are always important if you’re supporting systems. The SQL Server Agent has always been a heavily used tool in my experience, so writing execution trace messages to the logs might help investigate an issue one day.
The Import Flat File wizard within SSMS was introduced in December 2017 (14.0.17213.0). This is a streamlined version of the Import Data feature and it minimises the user intervention during a file import.
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is the tool that most SQL Server user queries are run from. It has an option that allows you to change the colour of your query banner, which is useful if you want visually mark a server that you work with every day.