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Visual Studio Database Tools

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Very interesting question, thanks.



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Thanks for the question.

It gave me a good learning opportunity.
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Good question. There have been a few Visual Studio questions recently - it's made me want to find out more about it as it could be quite useful. Thanks!
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Good question. There have been a few Visual Studio questions recently - it's made me want to find out more about it as it could be quite useful. Thanks!

That's the last one I'm afraid (from me anyway). I'm done now Smile

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Just one question occurs to me:

In your discussion of your question, when you state the answer, you state that a DGP is used to insert meaningless data into a schema.

However, in the Microsoft library, it states "You can use Microsoft Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals to generate meaningful data for testing. "

Which is correct? Meaningless or Meaningfull?

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DNA_DBA (3/17/2011)
Good question. There have been a few Visual Studio questions recently - it's made me want to find out more about it as it could be quite useful. Thanks!


Yes, definitely find out more... it's a massive step forward.
You get proper source control without the need to maintain artificial scripts (none of that if exists drop create etc.), deployment is made orders of magnitude easier. As I mentioned in the discussion to another of Jamie's questions, I can do in less than a day what it took a database team 2 or 3 days to do in my last place!

PS. for maintaining known static data via post deployment scripts, there's a very useful free little tool here to generate easily maintained, rerunnable scripts from your existing static data for use in your post deployment scripts.
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Eventhough it's made-up, "object-mapped data files" sounds really cool. Cool
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Another tough question on Visual studio db tools

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This is useful information, thanks for the question.
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