Download and install Microsoft SQL Operations Studio (preview)

Get SQL Operations Studio (preview) for Windows

  1. Download SQL Operations Studio (preview) for Windows.
  2. Browse to the downloaded file and extract it.
  3. Run \sqlops-windows\sqlops.exe

Get SQL Operations Studio (preview) for macOS

  1. Download SQL Operations Studio (preview) for macOS.
  2. To expand the contents of the zip, double-click it.
  3. To make SQL Operations Studio (preview) available in the Launchpad, drag to the Applications folder.

Get SQL Operations Studio (preview) for Linux

  1. Download SQL Operations Studio (preview) for Linux.
  2. To extract the file and launch SQL Operations Studio (preview), open a new Terminal window and type the following commands:

    cd ~
    cp ~/Downloads/sqlops-linux-<version string>.tar.gz ~
    tar -xvf ~/sqlops-linux-<version string>.tar.gz
    echo 'export PATH="$PATH:~/sqlops-linux-x64"' >> ~/.bashrc
    source ~/.bashrc


    On Ubuntu and Redhat, you may have missing dependencies. Use the following commands to install these dependencies depending on your version of Linux:


    sudo apt-get install libxss1
    sudo apt-get install libgconf-2-4
    sudo apt-get install libunwind8


    yum install libXScrnSaver

Uninstall SQL Operations Studio (preview)

To uninstall SQL Operations Studio (preview), delete the files.

Supported Operating Systems

SQL Operations Studio (preview) runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux, and is supported on the following platforms:


  • Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (SP1) (64-bit) - Requires KB2533623
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)


  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server v12 SP2
  • Ubuntu 16.04

Next Steps

See one of the following quickstarts to get started:

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