Review of SQL Compare v3

Regular columnist Robert Marda had some extra time so we got him to take a look at the latest upgrade to SQL Compare - for those of you aren't familiar with it, it is a tool that will let you compare two databases to see the differences, then optionally sync one to the other.

New 'Find Duplicates Wizard'

The Wizard enables anyone working with a SQL Server database to identify and review duplicate data with ease. It is an exceptionally powerful tool with the modest price tag of $397 (approximately £230).

The software has a wealth of processing options, which you can read about when visiting www.findduplicates.com or (in even more detail) in the free help file download which is also available on the web site.

Using Bits to Store Data

David recently worked on a project where it turned out storing the answers to a survey using bitmapping was a good approach. He was good enough to write some of it down and share. As he notes bitmapping isn't used as often as it used to be, but it can still be a useful technique to have around.

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