An article sponsored by SQL Sentry that compares how the Data Collector in SQL Server 2008 and SQL Sentry's Performance Advisor can be used with your SQL Server. Written by MVP Aaron Bertrand.
This review of RedGate's new SQL Multi Script tool that aids you in deploying a script across multiple databases.
All of us would like to code faster and with fewer mistakes. While a third party tool usualy won't help with the latter, there are a few to help you increase the speed at which you build readable code. New author Tom Fisher brings us a short tutorial on using a couple of Red Gate's tools.
Accessing your SQL Server without Enterprise Manager or Management Studio can be a difficult task without a custom application. Especially if you are not in the office. Jacob Sebastian brings us an open source application that can make this much easier for DBAs.
Red Gate is looking to expand upon their ever-growing list of extremely helpful tools and asking for help from you DBAs out the real world. They have a survey with 20 questions on Security Tools and 5 people will be chosen to win a goodie bag. I have no idea what's in the bag, but it should be interesting.
This is a product that we have not heard much about, but Microsoft has a Data Protection Manager, designed to help ensure you can recover your databases by centralizing your backup files. Author Jay Dave brings us a short overview on this product.