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March 02, 2009

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Careful tool choices improve SQL Server administration
[Brendan Cournoyer, Site Editor, SearchSQLServer.com]
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Microsoft has included plenty of tools and enhancements to SQL Server 2005 and 2008, but there are still several third-party products that can improve database performance and optimize processes. The question is which of these products is right for you.

Fortunately, you don't need to waste time scouring the Web to find the best third-party tools for SQL Server because we've already gathered them up for you. Check out our 2008 New Product Showcase for details on some of the top technologies available for database administrators in the following categories:

  • Backup and recovery - Learn to improve and speed up SQL Server backup and restore methods beyond native capabilities with these tools from vendors such as Acronis, Idera and Quest Software.
  • Performance - The past year provided a host of new products designed to help DBAs troubleshoot, monitor and tune SQL Server performance more efficiently. Check out some of the best that 2008 had to offer.
  • Security - Security is an ever-present concern for all admins. Here you'll find some of the top tools for monitoring database activity, auditing changes, ensuring compliance and strengthening security policies.
  • But what about developers? Don't worry, we haven't forgotten about you. Check back on March 9 for details on some of the top third-party products created primarily for SQL Server database development.


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