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Web Data Adminstrator

Accessing your SQL Server without Enterprise Manager or Management Studio can be a difficult task without a custom application. Especially if you are not in the office. Jacob Sebastian brings us an open source application that can make this much easier for DBAs.   Read more...
By Jacob Sebastian 2007/06/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,099 reads

Microsoft DPM

This is a product that we have not heard much about, but Microsoft has a Data Protection Manager, designed to help ensure you can recover your databases by centralizing your backup files. Author Jay Dave brings us a short overview on this product.   Read more...
By Jay Dave 2007/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,504 reads

A Review of PDF-eXPLODE

Reporting is a huge part of any DBA's job with constant changes and new requests for data that non-technical people can use. And more and more often the format of choice is PDF, which ensures the end result looks the same on many different platforms. Kathi Kellenberger takes a look at a product that can allow end-users to generate PDFs from a database and easily send them to other people.   Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2007/02/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,614 reads

A Look at Log Explorer

Have you ever wanted to read your transaction log? Wonder what information is inside there? New author S. Srivathsani takes a look at one of the log tools out on the market, Lumigent's Log Explorer.   Read more...
By S. Srivathsani 2007/03/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,938 reads

The SQL Internals Viewer

Danny Gould has written a very interesting piece of software that gives you a view into the storage of your data inside SQL Server. And it's FREE!!! He brings us a description of this software in this short article.   Read more...
By Danny Gould 2007/08/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 11,906 reads

XML Notepad with SSMS

XML is becoming more pervasive in all of MIcrosoft's product, including SQL Server. Jay Dave brings us a short look at how one of their lesser known tools, the XML Notepad, can be used by SQL Server DBAs.   Read more...
By Jay Dave 2007/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,514 reads

Writing SQL Faster

All of us would like to code faster and with fewer mistakes. While a third party tool usualy won't help with the latter, there are a few to help you increase the speed at which you build readable code. New author Tom Fisher brings us a short tutorial on using a couple of Red Gate's tools.   Read more...
By Tom Fischer 2007/06/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 10,931 reads

Web Data Adminstrator

Accessing your SQL Server without Enterprise Manager or Management Studio can be a difficult task without a custom application. Especially if you are not in the office. Jacob Sebastian brings us an open source application that can make this much easier for DBAs.   Read more...
By Jacob Sebastian 2007/06/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,099 reads

Security Tool Survey

Red Gate is looking to expand upon their ever-growing list of extremely helpful tools and asking for help from you DBAs out the real world. They have a survey with 20 questions on Security Tools and 5 people will be chosen to win a goodie bag. I have no idea what's in the bag, but it should be interesting.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/06/21 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: product reviews
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,865 reads

Microsoft DPM

This is a product that we have not heard much about, but Microsoft has a Data Protection Manager, designed to help ensure you can recover your databases by centralizing your backup files. Author Jay Dave brings us a short overview on this product.   Read more...
By Jay Dave 2007/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,504 reads

A Review of SQL Refactor

Longtime author Dinesh Asanka takes a look at one of the new tools on the market, SQL Refactor from Red Gate.   Read more...
By Dinesh Asanka 2007/03/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,430 reads

A Look at SQL Log Rescue

In another look at log tools, author S. Srivathsani looks at SQL Log Rescue from Red Gate Software. Read on about how to setup this tool in your environment and use it for a peek inside your transaction log.   Read more...
By S. Srivathsani 2007/03/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,882 reads

A Look at Log Explorer

Have you ever wanted to read your transaction log? Wonder what information is inside there? New author S. Srivathsani takes a look at one of the log tools out on the market, Lumigent's Log Explorer.   Read more...
By S. Srivathsani 2007/03/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,938 reads

A Look at ApexSQL Log

Reading the transaction log is challenging and one of the tools that enables you go get insight is ApexSQL Log. New author S. Srivathsani takes a look at this tool and how it worked in one environment.   Read more...
By S. Srivathsani 2007/03/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,208 reads

A Review of PDF-eXPLODE

Reporting is a huge part of any DBA's job with constant changes and new requests for data that non-technical people can use. And more and more often the format of choice is PDF, which ensures the end result looks the same on many different platforms. Kathi Kellenberger takes a look at a product that can allow end-users to generate PDFs from a database and easily send them to other people.   Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2007/02/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,614 reads

A Review of NGSSQuirreL

Longtime SQL Server expert and author Michael Coles takes a look at one of the security products that every SQL Server DBA should consider. Read on to find out how NGSSQuirreL can help you.   Read more...
By Michael Coles 2007/02/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,393 reads

A Review of Typhon III

Maintaining SQL Server security is fast becoming a big part of a SQL Server DBA's job. Longtime security expert Brian Kelley takes a look at a security scanner: Typhon III   Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2007/02/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,732 reads

Product Review: SQL Refactor

Danny Lesandrini reviews SQL Refactor, a SQL Server Add-In that works with the new SQL Server Management Studio.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/02/01 | Source: Database Journal | Category: product reviews
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 2,598 reads

Monitoring Servers Using SQLCentric

Every DBA should know what is going on with their database servers, but this is a chore that requires some type of tool to help. SQLCentric from Pearl Knowledge Solutions is a tool that can help you and SQL Server MVP Satya Shyam brings us a look how to setup and use this tool in your environment.   Read more...
By Satya Shyam 2007/01/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,449 reads

SoftArtisans OfficeWriter:Reporting Services Integration

A new product from SoftArtisans makes it easy for Reporting Services users to work in their familiar Word and Excel environments. Longtime author Jonathan Spink brings us a review of this software.   Read more...
By Jonathan Spink 2006/11/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,131 reads
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