Did you ever wonder how to maintain the truth of your data while updating schema definitions on a production database? How about wondering what will be impact by a rename of something in your database? How do I easily generate Test Data? DB Pros have had
many headaches over answering these DB Developer and DBA concerns. Watch this Tool Shed Tooltip to learn the anwers and more with Visual Studio Team System DB Professional Edition (VSTS DB Pro).
What is it?
Incorporate the database professionals into the software life cycle and provide them with a foundation for change management and process integration.
Download Site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/teamsystem
Example Problem(s) it solves:
Refactor item name changes
Create test data
Create unit tests
Isolated environment – keeps the truth in your data
Installation Notes: Install 2008 SQL Database edition.
Uninstall the DB power tools if they’re installed on your machine.
Install VS 2008 SP1.
Install the DB edition GDR
Usage Notes: trial available, with VSTS Developer SKU you now get DBPro for free.
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