A lot of customer’s feedbacks are about difficulties to find easily SQL Server tools.
Now, it is easier… 😉
A unified web page for SQL Server Tools
The first good news is that Microsoft unified and gathered these tools for SQL Server on a single web page: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt238365.aspx
As DBA, this page is absolutely to be marked in your browser.
The two major tools, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and SQL Server Data Tool (SSDT), are the first one on the site.
The second section has a link to a list of all current SQL Server Drivers available
SQL Server installation changes
When you click on “Install”, you will be directly redirected to the download web page of SSMS.
And you have the same for “Install SQL Server Data Tools” which is linked directly to the download web page of SSDT.
Finally, I recommend to use the unified web page to download Tools for SQL Server and not download directly from the “SQL Server Installation Center” on your server.
It is more safety and you are sure that you will download the latest version of the tool.