Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 

Get your favorite SSC scripts directly in SSMS with the free SQL Scripts addin. Search for scripts directly from SSMS, and instantly access any saved scripts in your SSC briefcase from the favorites tab.
Download now (direct download link)

Validate Deployed Databases by Version

By William Talada,

How can you guarantee your customer database is exactly as you installed it last quarter? How can you be sure your upgrade completed perfectly? How can you immediately identify the object changes a customer has made to your database since the last release?

The attached Validator script may be created and executed as-is in AdventureWorks or any database for an immediate display of the objects and attributes it tracks. Right before deploying a database to a customer, spend ten minutes creating a custom version of Validator by embedding the results of eleven "selects" within it as per the instructions. Deploy the version specific ValidatorVnPn stored procedure with the database for the customer to use any time he has doubts.

 

Total article views: 760 | Views in the last 30 days: 2
 
Related Articles
ARTICLE

Monitoring Database Blocking Through SCOM 2007 Custom Rules and Alerts

A methodology is described to bring out the best in database monitoring through System Center Operat...

FORUM

Database Design Question

Customer databases or module databases

FORUM

Customize SQL Query

Customize

ARTICLE

Customized Output Labels

SQL Server has some great solutions for writing reports easily, ensuring quick service for your cust...

FORUM

Custom Log Shipping Failing

My custom log shipping is failing for large database, what am I doing wrong?

Tags
deploying    
objects    
versioning    
 
Contribute