SSDT Supports Always Encrypted

Jakub Szymaszek reports that you can now build SQL Server database projects which support Always Encrypted columns:

Always Encrypted uses two types of cryptographic keys: column encryption keys (CEKs) and column master keys (CMKs). A column encryption key is used to encrypt data in an encrypted column. A column master key is a key-protecting key that encrypts one or more column encryption keys. A column master key is stored in a key store that is external the database and is accessible to a client application, for example Windows Certificate Store or Azure Key Vault. The database server does not store the keys of either type in plaintext – it only contains metadata about the keys in column master key and column encryption key metadata objects.

Given that they’re supporting database projects, I wonder if Integration Services is far behind.

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