SSDT for Visual studio

Dear all,

As since SQL 2012 release MS introduce the SSDT for Visual Studio 2010/2012/2103, anything for DB managment and programabilty that SSDT can't do?

Why don't just simply do it via SSMS?

VS express 2010 + SSDT tools = Visual studio professional ?
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marrowyungSenior Technical architecture (Data)Asked:
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Éric MoreauConnect With a Mentor Senior .Net ConsultantCommented:
this is totally legit. but SSDT also brings you features like Compare and Data Compare that SSMS cannot do. Each tools are complementing the other.
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Integration into TFS
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marrowyungSenior Technical architecture (Data)Author Commented:
"VS express 2010 + SSDT tools = Visual studio professional ? "

but this one should not be correct, right?

"Integration into TFS "

so you mean VS professional has this one but not the express + SSDT ?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
SSDT has to be installed on top of VS Pro as well. There used to be a comparison chart showing the features of express compared to other editions but can't find it anymore.

VS pro as integration to TFS but I am quite sure SSMS does not have it
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marrowyungSenior Technical architecture (Data)Author Commented:
ok other than TFS thing, why don't use SSMS to manage and program the SQL server but SSDT ? the point is ?
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marrowyungSenior Technical architecture (Data)Author Commented:
ok .
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