An Incompatible SQL Server Version Was Detected

Hamish Watson troubleshoots an issue with Visual Studio 2017 connecting to SQL Server 2017:

This blog post details the error you may get when using Visual Studio 2017 and you get errors that you cannot connect to SQL Server 2017 using Test Explorer or SQL Server Object Explorer.

TL;DR – upgrade Visual Studio from base version…..

Read on for Hamish’s explanation.

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