Sql Server Tools

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SQL Server 2008 Tools

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Facilitate the development and modification of database objects, as well as effective management of SQL server.

Object Explorer * Explore database objects on a server. * It is a tool used to initiate most database mgt tasks. * It is arranged in a standard tree view with different groups of objects nested in folders * There is ability to create scripts based on actions performed in the graphical designs because of SQL server mgt studio is exposed through object explorer.

Code Editor * It provides the ability to open, edit, or create new queries.
Types of queries supported by the editor are- * Db engine queries * Analysis Services MDX Queries * Analysis Services DMX Queries * Analysis Services XMLA Queries * SQL Server Compact

It is essentially a word processor. It provides color coding of syntax, multiple query windows, and partial code execution when you highlight the desired code and click on the execute button or press.

Solution Explorer
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio provides two containers for managing database projects such as scripts, queries, data connections, and files: solutions and projects. * A project is a set of files, plus related metadata such as connection information. The files in a project depend on which Microsoft SQL Server component the project is for. For example, a SQL Server project may contain data definition language (DDL) queries defining objects in a database. * A solution includes one or more projects, plus files and metadata that help define the solution as a whole.

Solution Explorer is a component of Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio that allows you to view and manage items and perform item management tasks in a solution or a project. It also allows you to use the SQL Server Management Studio editors to…...

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