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.


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.


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.


Devart Becomes the Winner of 2020 CV Magazine Technology Innovator Awards

For more than 15 years, Devart has been developing database tools and data-related solutions. One of its most popular product lines, dbForge, is designed to facilitate and simplify database development, management, and administration for SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL.


Compare and Find Data Differences Between Two Tables in SQL Server with SSIS and dbForge Tools

Systems often work with distributed databases that contain distributed tables. Distribution is supported by various mechanisms, including replication. In this case, it is necessary to constantly maintain the synchronization of a particular data segment. It is also necessary to check the synchronization itself. This is when the need to compare data in two tables appears.


How to Create Tables using MySQL CREATE TABLE Statement and via GUI Tool for MySQL

There are two main ways of creating tables in MySQL databases:


How to View the SQL Server Transaction Log with the dbForge Transaction Log Reader Tool

Just like any information system, databases are constantly changing. Quite often you need to roll back some operations. There is undoubtedly an opportunity to restore the database to a specific point in time and you can also undo the latest transactions with both regular and third-party utilities.


Find and delete incomplete open transactions in SQL Server – Part 2

In the first part of the series of our articles on this subject, we presented the general algorithm for deleting open transactions that are not completed from a SQL Server database and considered the process of creating a table to record incomplete transactions. Now, let’s look at the process of creating a CRUD stored procedure to find and delete active transactions in SQL Server.


Find and delete incomplete open transactions in SQL Server – Part 1

Frequently enough, MS SQL Server open transactions are incompleted and their initiators forget about them. This is quite a commonly encountered situation in routine database development. The most striking example is when one uses SQL Server Management Studio to run a script that starts an explicit transaction with the BEGIN TRANSACTION statement, but then the batch is canceled in the middle of a transaction without issuing a COMMIT or ROLLBACK statement to complete the transaction and the transaction is left open.


Devart sponsored SQLSaturday 857 in Kyiv, Ukraine

SQLSaturday is one of the largest free-to-attend IT events in Ukraine, and Devart was its Gold Sponsor this time.

We had a lot of new product to show, gave a lot of interesting talks and had many interesting productive conversations. (more…)