dbForge Studio for SQL Server is a powerful IDE for managing, administrating, configuring, developing various components of SQL Server. The tool incorporates various graphical utilities and script editors allowing developers and administrators to access and manage SQL Server. You can download the latest version of dbForge Studio for SQL Server from the Devart website.
The era of innovation with SQL Server administration side of things keep happening, it is strange that a lot of us miss these capabilities getting added into the system. I have seen processes define the way how DBA’s work. In a lot of places, the processes, scripts and behaviors are brought forward without a second thought. I wanted to share a recent story that happened at one of my client’s place. Let us talk my experience about playing with backups and compressions.
I was recently asked if I know the fastest way to export data from SQL Server table. This was very interesting question personally, as I have not run any such tests in the past. However, everytime when I had to export data, I have used in past BCP command line utility and I have found it does a pretty good job.
ApexSQL Backup is a tool for Microsoft SQL Server, intended for database backup and restore job management. The application supports all native SQL Server backups (full, differential and transaction log backups), and allows users to easily create, save and manage all backup related jobs. ApexSQL Backup can be used to run, schedule and monitor all backup operations across the domain from a single location.
A week ago, I saw a notification about the release of dbForge SQL Complete 5.5. As a long-time user of this product, I have updated to the new version. A week later I decided to share my impressions of the new version of SQL Complete.
ApexSQL Doc is a simple but powerful tool which is used for documenting SQL Server databases, SSIS packages, SSAS cubes and SSRS items. It enables users to customize the documentation by including/excluding needed database objects and settings and to generate the documentation in various output formats like, CHM, HTML, PDF and Word formats. Let us learn about how to create BI (SSAS, SSRS, SSIS) documentation.
[Note from Pinal]: This is a 130th episode of Notes from the Field series. In this episode we are going to learn something very simple but effective about SIS and Zip. This subject is not very much discussed about and hardly there are many information about this subject available. In this episode of the Notes from the Field series database expert Kevin Hazzard explains the how to use ZIP with SSIS. Read the experience of Kevin in his own words.