I am trying to download SQL Server 2016. I have followed the instructions and have then completed this. However, there is no SSMS program to open and I am struggling to find anything that can be opened like a program/app should.
Using the installation centre I tried to repair it and found that the Database Service features had failed:
Error installing SQL Server Database Engine Services Shared Features An error occurred while writing installation information to disk
For SQL Server 2016 and newer, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is decoupled from SQL Server and therefore not installed during the database engine installation process. SSMS is available as a free download at this link.
In terms of the installation failure, a good place to check are the bootstrap logs usually found at the location below. Take care.