One of the problems to which I keep returning is finding the best way to read and apply documentation for databases. As part of a series of articles I'm doing for Redgate's Product Learning, I've been demonstrating how to maintain a single source of database documentation, in JSON, and then add and update the object […]
2021-06-28 (first published: 2021-05-28)
A script to document the output columns of all the SPs in a given database, with a HTML formatted document
2015-09-24 (first published: 2015-09-08)
Returns server and instance information via a registered server query, regardless of SQL version.
This script is more of how to get the data, and not so much about the data returned by my choice of columns.
Tested on 2008+
2015-08-28 (first published: 2015-08-07)
SQL Script to document instance details
2016-08-10 (first published: 2015-05-05)
This script was designed to provide you with all the information needed to rebuild your server in case of a disaster. Current version work with 2005, 2008, 2008R2 and 2012.
2014-09-30 (first published: 2012-09-21)
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.
2014-04-25 (first published: 2011-02-17)