There is an odd error when trying to install SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT), either as a stand-alone, or adding to an instance of Visual Studio 2017. I had the same setup failure, no matter what configuration I was using. The following steps worked for me, and may for your situation.
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You can improve your data visualizations productivity by using the built-in table functionality available in Excel. This tutorial and sample Excel workbook, available on GitHub, will move you from raw table to interactive analysis in less than 5 minutes.
There are many tools that you can purchase to generate documentation, however, also costs money or requires an install on client machines or servers. I wanted something fast which would not leave a foot print or require weeks of negotiations to get installed. The T-SQL script generates an HTML document out of the schema results that you can paste into Word to kickstart the documentation process.
Forbes Tech has just released a list of 33 free data sources that you can use for your next proof of concept or demo. The list is a wide and varied source of Canadian, US and European open data initiatives.
Bernard Marr has written the article which is available on the Forbes website: Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources For 2016.
A short post, but a great resource.
If you are using SharePoint 2013 this resource provides guidance on determining your capacity plan for SQL.