SQL Operations Studio was announced for Public Preview on November 15th at Connect(), and this August release is the ninth major update since the announcement. If you missed it, the July release announcement is available here.
Highlights for this release include the following.
Announcing the SQL Server Import extension
SQL Server Profiler Session management
New community extension: First responder kit
Quality of Life improvements: Connection strings
Bug bash galore
That’s a nice set of improvements this month.