Anyone that has ever forgotten a WHERE clause in an UPDATE or DELETE syntax still has the bruises. Log Explorer 2.0 has a way of reversing your mistakes by peering into the transaction log and rolling back transactions. This, week Brian Knight reviews this product.
If you have Microsoft Windows 2000 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0, Pull subscribers can use the Windows Synchronization Manager (WSM) to synchronize with the publisher.
This article discusses queries that involve more than one database server. For example, you can run a query that returns a joined recordset where some records come from a SQL Server™ database and others come from an AS/400 machine.
Differential backups are a new feature in SQL 7 that can speed up your recovery times when restoring from database and transaction log backups.