Most of you are aware of the variety of free tools Idera offers to the SQL community to help with SQL Server tasks. Some of you have even mentioned those you have found helpful in your blogs, tweets, etc. (to which we are extremely grateful). Idera offers 14 free tools and there is more on the way. These run the gamut of task areas including tools for performance diagnostics, backups, security, job management, PowerShell and more.
For those unfamiliar with some of the latest free tools, you can read a helpful product review by MSSQLTips of 3 such tools
- SQL Heatmap which displays SQL Server capacity utilization
- SQL XEvent Profiler which emulates SQL Profiler, but with the power of XEvents technology backend
- SQL Update Statistics which identifies and updates SQL statistics that are out of date
And in case you missed it, we launched another free tool, SQL Statistics Aggregator, in early May. This tool aggregates statistics data to aid in query tuning You can read all about it from the blog post.
These are just a handful of the free tools we offer. If you are looking for more tools to help you in your day to day tasks with SQL Server, check out our entire list and download today.