SQL Server tools

Definition of SQL Server tools in The Network Encyclopedia.

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What are SQL Server tools?

Tools in Microsoft SQL Server for administering SQL servers and databases. SQL Server 7 has replaced, renamed, or dropped some of the tools in previous versions and added new ones. The following table shows some of the most commonly used SQL Server 6 tools and their new names or replacement utilities in SQL Server 7.

SQL Server Tools

SQL Server 6 SQL Server 7
ISQL_w
SQL Server Query Analyzer
MS Query
N/A
SQL Client Configuration
SQL Client Network utility
SQL Enterprise Manager
SQL Server Enterprise Manager
SQL Security Manager
N/A
SQL Trace
SQL Server Profiler
SQL Performance Monitor
Performance Monitor
SQL Service Manager
SQL Server Service Manager
SQL Setup
SQL Server Setup

NOTE

SQL Server 7 includes the same command-line tools as those in SQL Server 6. In addition, version 7 includes a large number of wizards that simplify common SQL Server and database administration tasks. Version 7 also uses the Microsoft Management Console (MMC), while version 6 does not. The console for SQL Server 7 is SQL Server Enterprise Manager.