Scenario:You just joined a new company as SQL Server Developer, Got new laptop and excited about it. Now it is time to install SQL Server Management Studio so can connect to SQL Server Instances to work on. But How Can I install Stand Alone SQL Server Management Studio on my machine, I don't need to have Database Engine.
Once download is completed, Double click on the File and start SQL Server Installation. It is stand alone SSMS installation.
Below windows will appear and you need to click hit Install button.
Our installation is completed. You can go to run or search and type SSMS to start SQL Sever Management Studio and connect to SQL Server Instance.