SQL Server Tools

Restore SQL Server Database Backup Using T-SQL Script and SSMS

The third article in the series about SQL Server backup and restore will take us through the database restore process and demonstrate the two main principles of database restore available in Microsoft.

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SQL Server Backup Types and Key Concepts

The importance of database backup and restore can be neither underestimated nor ignored. And since your data is subject to modification, the primary task is to ensure its safety and mitigate the risks of data loss.

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Audit and Rollback Transactions Live with dbForge Transaction Log for SQL Server

Today we’d love to unveil a big update of dbForge Transaction Log for SQL Server. This tool was designed to provide detailed information on all changes in your SQL Server database, recover data, and easily revert unwanted transactions.

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How to Set Up Extended Events in SQL Server

Extended Events is a helpful and convenient solution designed to monitor your system performance. First introduced in SQL Server 2008, it has become the global default solution. SQL Server Extended Events apply to the DBMS state monitoring and help DB developers or DBAs to collect information, view it, and analyze it.

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How to Check SQL Server Query History

The data stored in the history of queries are among the most valuable for any DBA. Tracking back the SQL Server query history is a must in many cases. For instance, there might be a need to investigate a particular work case, check the backup history, or recover a specific query if your SQL Server suffers a crash.

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How to Synchronize a Table in SQL Server

Database synchronization is an everyday necessity. You need it regularly when you have several similar databases that serve the same “user.”

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Shared vs Dedicated Development Models: Key Differences

Developing databases in a secure and efficient way is very important for each database developer in the team. To maintain and keep an eye on any changes made to the databases, resolve conflicts, and roll back to the earlier versions if needed, the good solution will be to use a version-controlling tool. It can also help developers to compare versions and identify what changes have been made and who is the author.

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Azure Data Studio vs SSMS: Who’s the Winner?

For 15 years, SSMS has held the title of the top SQL Server database tool. That’s no easy feat, especially in the software world, where things can change faster than you say “blueberry pie.” But then a contender emerged, developed and released by the same Microsoft folks in 2018. It was Azure Data Studio – obviously less mature, weaker in terms of database administration, yet very promising and eager to win its audience. And today, we’re going to put them face to face and find out who’s better.

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Devart Joins the Winners of 2020 ComponentSource Bestselling Awards

The response and appreciation of our users make our company proud of the database solutions we create. This time Devart gladly joins the ranks of Top 25 Bestselling Publishers on ComponentSource, based on sales orders placed by their customers over the course of a year.

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Manage Your Sensitive Data With SQL Data Discovery and Classification in SSMS

The 17.5 version of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) brought with it a new built-in security tool. Since then, the Data Discovery and Classification feature has become a difference-maker in the protection of sensitive information.

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