Download SQL Server on Surface Pro X

Oscar Caradonna 1 Reputation point
2022-08-19T23:47:50.187+00:00

Can I install SQL Server Management Studio on Windows ARM64-based?
If so, Can you please provide a link how to install it

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  1. Ronen Ariely 15,096 Reputation points
    2022-08-20T09:35:23.517+00:00

    Hi,

    Can I install SQL Server Management Studio on Windows ARM64-based?

    I don't see why not

    SQL Server Management Studio should support all new versions of windows and it is support 64bit

    You can get the list of SSMS System Requirements in this document:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/sql/ssms/download-sql-server-management-studio-ssms?view=sql-server-ver16&WT.mc_id=DP-MVP-5001699#ssms-system-requirements

    In the same document you have the link to download the application

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    With that said, you can always try to use Azure Data Studio first. The Azure Data Studio can be used without any installation even from external disk-on-key for example. Moreover, it is open source and free and has version for all common operating systems.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/sql/azure-data-studio/download-azure-data-studio?view=sql-server-ver16&WT.mc_id=DP-MVP-5001699

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  2. Erland Sommarskog 100.8K Reputation points MVP
    2022-08-20T12:29:03.123+00:00

    I disagree with Ronen. If Surface X runs on hardware which is not based on Intel/AMD-based x64, you cannot run SSMS on it.

    I was about to say that Azure Data Studio should work, but then I clicked on the link to it in Ronen's post, and I saw this piece of bad news:

    Azure Data Studio currently does not support the ARM architecture.

    I don't know, but possibly you can create VMs on your Surface Pro which emulates that they are x64/x86 machines. If so, you can install SSMS or ADS on such a machine.

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  3. YufeiShao-msft 7,051 Reputation points
    2022-08-22T06:30:55.613+00:00

    Hi @Oscar Caradonna ,

    No version of Azure Data Studio and SSMS for Surface Pro X, SQL Server is not supported on the ARM architecture, it will use docker or virtual machine etc. to assist in installation
    So far, there has yet to be a Microsoft release of any cross platform ODBC connector to SQL for ARM64.

    Please refer to: Surface Pro X app compatibility
    and the discussion on here:
    https://github.com/Microsoft/azuredatastudio/issues/1774

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