The SQL Server Management Studio Environment

SQL Server Management Studio provides a rich environment for managing and developing queries in SQL Server.

In This Section

General User Interface Elements
Outline general features of the user interface, such as Solution Explorer, Object Explorer, the Properties window, and the integrated Web browser.

Solution Explorer
Introduces Solution Explorer, which provides you with an organized view of your projects and their files as well as ready access to commands for managing them.

Solution Explorer Source Control
Describes how SQL Server Management Studio integrates with source control products.