ScaleArc Releases iDB 2.0 for SQL Server
ScaleArc has announced the availability of iDB 2.0 for SQL Server. The solution brings new capabilities to SQL Server environments such as instant horizontal scaling, improved high availability, faster database performance, increased SQL Server security, and real-time query analytics. In addition, iDB 2.0 provides users with these capabilities without requiring any modifications to existing applications or SQL Server databases. Visit ScaleArc's product page for more information.
Red Gate Software's SQL Monitor 3.1 Now Provides Custom Metrics
Red Gate Software released the third version of its performance monitoring and alerting tool, SQL Monitor 3.1. The new release includes new functionality for custom metrics, which provides DBAs with the ability to measure any server and application data. Users can collect data with SQL Monitor by adding their own T-SQL scripts. In addition, user roles can now be customized with different permission-level settings. According to Red Gate Software, the new release retains the ease of use and flexibility of previous versions of SQL Monitor. Visit Red Gate Software's product page to try a live demo.
DeZign for Databases 7.0 Includes More Data-Modeling Functionality
Datanamic Solutions released its data-modeling tool, DeZign for Databases 7.0. Several new features have been included in this release, such as a pan-and-zoom window, easier navigation between entities, custom comparison rules, an improved code editor, and improved search-and-replace functionality. According to Datanamic Solutions, these new features were included to help users model, maintain, generate, and capture the database design and requirements. Licensed users of DeZign for Databases 5.0 or later can upgrade to the current release for a reduced price starting at $78. New license pricing starts at $129. To learn more about DeZign for Databases 7.0, visit Datanamic Solution's product page.
ReadyRoll Releases SQL Server Database Projects
ReadyRoll announced the availability of its ReadyRoll SQL Server Projects for Visual Studio. The add-on lets DBAs leverage their existing schema-modeling tools to create a repeatable and predictable process for deploying their databases. According to the company, ReadyRoll brings the user's development environment and other lifecycle environments together with SQL Server and Visual Studio. In addition, ReadyRoll's UI lets users sync changes back and forth between the project and a private database server. ReadyRoll is available for a 30-day trial and is licensed at $345 per seat. Visit ReadyRoll's website to learn more.