Generating Change Scripts

Steve Jones shows off a rather valuable feature in SQL Server Management Studio:

One of the really basic things I think everyone should understand is how to get scripts from Management Studio (SSMS) and saving them. In fact, I’ve written that everyone should use this button and really not ever execute their GUI changes. Capture the script, save that, and automate things.

However, that’s not what this post is about. This post is about how you get a script to look at changes, or better understand how SSMS might implement your changes.

The ability to script out your changes has a number of benefits, one of which is that you’ll get to learn the code you need to write to perform an action, which could make all the difference in a production-down situation.

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