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Install SSDT

FineBuild can install and configure SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) as part of the SQL Server install process.

SSDT is written by Microsoft. It was chosen to be included in FineBuild because it is an essential tool for developing applications for SQL Server.

SSDT Home Page
SSDT Download
SSDT Tutorial
SSDT Video

The SSDT download needs to be prepared for use with SQL FineBuild:
1) Create a subfolder of \Additional Components called SSDT
2) Browse the SSDT ISO file, using a tool such as Pismo File Mount, and copy the contents to \Additional Components\SSDT

FineBuild SSDT Install

Automated silent installation of SSDT is performed by Process Id 4SO and is controlled by the parameters below:
Install Parameter Build SQL2005 SQL2008 SQL2008 R2 SQL2012 SQL2014
SetupSSDT FULL N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes
SetupSQLTools No No No No No
SetupSQLTools Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SetupSQLTools Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

FineBuild also uses the following parameters to help install SSDT:
Parameter Default Value Description
SSDTexe SSDTSETUP.EXE Name of SSDT install program

SSDT will be installed with CLIENT and WORKSTATION builds, but not with a FULL build.
If you want to install it with a FULL build, the following parameter should be added at run time:
The FineBuild install for SSDT includes the following:
  • Perform a SSDT install

Manual SSDT Install

The following steps show what you would have to do to install the SSDT manually. FineBuild does all of this work for you automatically.

SSDT Install

1) Navigate to the Additional Components\SSDT folder. Double-click on SSDTSETUP.EXE to start the install.
2) Accept the licence terms and then click on Install.
3) Wait while the SDDT install runs. A number of components may be installed
4) The SSDT install is complete. Click Close to exit.
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Last edited Feb 26, 2015 at 4:32 PM by EdVassie, version 2