Data Studio for SQL Server 2.0 - Worthy Tool for Application Developer!
April 05, 2012
Second release of dbForge Data Studio for SQL Server comprises a lot of experience
and a huge effort that was made to turn our product into the indispensable assistant
for application developers that use SQL Server.
Data Studio is a worthy alternative to SQL Management Studio for the developers
that create database-intensive applications and want to improve their working efficiency.
Taking into account our users needs and expectations we have integrated the functionality
of SQL Complete Express Edition into dbForge Data Studio for SQL Server. Owing to
that, the new release introduces users to the following enhancements:
Context-sensitive code completion and object suggestions for SELECT, DML, DROP,
EXEC, SET, and USE statements
Smart filtering of the suggestion list based on user input
Parameter information for functions
Quick object information available from SQL editor
SQL formatting with rich options (limited to the set of statements mentioned above)
A few other minor features
Query builder can now work with INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements.
Thanks to the Visual Query Builder users can create INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE statements.
Together with extending the types of edited queries, we have improve general usability
of the tool and fixed many bugs.
The updated query builder facilitates the process of creating queries and makes
it even more intuitive.
Automated data report delivery
This feature enables users to set an automatic data report generation and delivery
to a requester.
Setup of report's generation and delivery can be executed in the command line, providing
an opportunity to use Windows scheduler for regular reports generation:
A format for report generation can be chosen
“Report delivery” method can be chosen: e-mail, ftp, shared folder
Data export to SQL statements
Possibility to export data to INSERT, UPDATE, and MERGE statements
Ability to export data from a table or data grid using a wizard
Quick export from data grid without opening wizard
New extended data reports
Custom query result comparison ( the results of specific queries can be compared)
“One-to-many” objects mapping when addressing columns that were separated as a table
in the target database
Possibility to include objects into comparison by mask, which is useful when comparing
groups of tables
Improved analysis of comparison results
Improved data synchronization
Convenient work with result sets of several SELECT queries
If there is more than one SELECT statement in a document, query results will be
displayed on separate tabs in the Data window after execution.
SQL Server 2012 and SQL Azure Support
New release of Data Studio includes full support for new version of SQL Server and
functionality allowing users to work with Microsoft Cloud SQL services, knows as
User interface skins support is added
Consumers can give the updated dbForge Data Studio for SQL Server 2.0 a test drive
by downloading the 30-day trial Professional edition at the product
download page. dbForge Data Studio for SQL Server 2.0 price starts at $199.95.
Bundle discounts apply.
To leave feedback, users can go to the
dbForge Data Studio for SQL Server feedback page. The Devart team is looking
forward to receiving any comments and suggestions.