Web-based Database Administration

Maybe this is old news for some of you guys. Anyways, I’ve been using two such ASP.NET applications which allow remote database administration via a web interface. It’s very useful when you don’t have ready access (specially on client locations) to SQL Server Enterprise Manager or when the internet connectivity is not suitable for rapid management.

The first is Web Data Administrator (from Microsoft) and the other one is ASP Enterprise Manager. Both are great for basic web-based database administration (i.e. creating tables, SP’s, managing users etc.). As a side note, I don’t think web-based administration tools for SQL …continue reading…

IBM Rational Solution for .NET Developers

Recently I recieved?the product evaluation CD for IBM Rational XDE Developer Plus (.NET Edition). XDE combines visual modeling, runtime analysis and testing from inside the Visual Studio .NET IDE. Some?other XDE features are:

  • Roundtrip engineering (Visual C# .NET, Visual Basic .NET, and ASP.NET)
  • Automatic or on demand code synchronization
  • Free-form diagramming to enhance diagrams with pictures, shapes, and colors
  • Reverse engineering of database assets into data models
  • Database synchronization
  • Web publishing and report generation
  • Runtime analysis to detect memory errors, highlight application performance bottlenecks, and identify untested code

Overall, I found?XDE to be a nice?add-on tool for VS.NET specially?for projects …continue reading…