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This week's episode of Data Exposed welcomes Abhi Abhishek to the show! Abhi is a Software Engineer in the SQL Server engineering group focusing on SQL Tools. Today he is in the studio to talk about mssql-cli, a new open source and cross-platform command line tool for SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
In this session, Abhi talks about the history of mssql-cli by forking pgcli, along with mssql-cli features including:
- Syntax Highlighting
- Output formatting w/ horizontal paging
- Multi-line mode
- Join suggestions
- Special Commands
- History management
To learn more or install mssql-cli, visit our Github at https://github.com/dbcli/mssql-cli.
For any feature requests or issues, please report on our Github Issues page https://github.com/dbcli/mssql-cli/issues
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