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Database Documentation Survey

Documentation often gets left behind in software development, perhaps even more so when it comes to developing the database schema. How do you keep yours up-to-date? Do you even think you should?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/27 (first published: 2015/08/20) | Source: Redgate | Category: survey
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Database Documentation Survey

Documentation often gets left behind in software development, perhaps even more so when it comes to developing the database schema. How do you keep yours up-to-date? Do you even think you should?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/27 (first published: 2015/08/20) | Source: Redgate | Category: survey
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 3,209 reads

Documenting your SQL Server Database

One of the shocks that a developer can get when starting to program in T-SQL is that there is no simple way of generating documentation for routines, structures and interfaces, in the way that Javadocs or Doxygen provides. To embed the documentation in the source is so obvious and easy that it is a wrench to be without this facility. Phil Factor suggests a solution.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/05/18 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: documentation
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A Dearth of Comments

Steve Jones talks about one of the least favorite things for IT people: documentation. How much do you really need to do?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Oiling the gears for the data dictionary

Documenting the database is always a challenge, and there are many techniques you can use to help all the people on your team understand what all your tables are used for. David Poole brings us an easy way to implement a framework for documentation.  Read more...
By David Poole 2014/04/25 (first published: 2011/02/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: documentation
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More Tips for New (and old) DBAs

Following up on the popular article: Tips for New DBAs, author Craig Outcalt tackles three more issues including customer support and why you should learn T-SQL.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2013/11/29 (first published: 2009/01/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: career
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How To Document Your PowerShell Library

PowerShell provides comment-based help for functions and scripts with Get-Help, but when you want to document modues or generate a complete indexed API in HTML format, just as you can with Sandcastle for .NET or javadoc for Java, then stronger magic is required. Michael Sorens shows you how it is done, with source code.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/07/18 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: powershell
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Document First, Code Later

Phil Factor on the many advantages of building the code from the documentation. For one, it forces us to learn the language and concepts of the business processes before designing the schema.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2012/09/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 251 reads

More Tips for New (and old) DBAs

Following up on the popular article: Tips for New DBAs, author Craig Outcalt tackles three more issues including customer support and why you should learn T-SQL.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2013/11/29 (first published: 2009/01/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: career
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 25,670 reads

Oiling the gears for the data dictionary

Documenting the database is always a challenge, and there are many techniques you can use to help all the people on your team understand what all your tables are used for. David Poole brings us an easy way to implement a framework for documentation.  Read more...
By David Poole 2014/04/25 (first published: 2011/02/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: documentation
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 13,530 reads

SQL Server CRUD-Generation from System Views

If you are not keen on repetitive typing, you can still rapidly produce production-quality documented code by planning ahead and using Extended properties, and system views. Phil Factor explains, with some Scary SQL  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/07/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: t-sql
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Database Documentation: Joining up the Dots

This week, a guest editorial from Phil Factor on how SQL Server database documentation falls woefully short of what is required and expected by most development teams.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2010/03/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server Third Party Application Requirements Document / Checklist

In August 2009 I wrote a tip concerning checklists for third-party applications running against Microsoft SQL Server. I thought it was a good time to revisit the topic and provide an added bonus: a requirements document that you can download and customize for your own uses.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/02/08 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: documentation
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More Tips for New (and old) DBAs

Following up on the popular article: Tips for New DBAs, author Craig Outcalt tackles three more issues including customer support and why you should learn T-SQL.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2013/11/29 (first published: 2009/01/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: career
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 25,670 reads

A Dearth of Comments

Steve Jones talks about one of the least favorite things for IT people: documentation. How much do you really need to do?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 435 reads

A Dearth of Comments

Steve Jones talks about one of the least favorite things for IT people: documentation. How much do you really need to do?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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A Dearth of Comments

Steve Jones talks about one of the least favorite things for IT people: documentation. How much do you really need to do?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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A Dearth of Comments

Steve Jones talks about one of the least favorite things for IT people: documentation. How much do you really need to do?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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