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SQL Server ConnectionString Builder

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Categories: Database management

Latest version: 1.0
Added 2003-11-11

UI that helps you create SQL Server connection strings.

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EasyQuery.NET

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Categories: Database management, Web controls, Windows Forms controls

Author: Korzh.com

Latest version: 2.5.0
Added 2006-02-20Updated 2009-09-01

Set of classes, components and controls that provides an ability to include an end-user-oriented query builder into your Windows Forms applications or ASP.NET web sites and allows your users to describe their requests in native language instead of SQL, build their own queries and get all data they want without any assistance from the developer and without necessity to understand your database design or table relationships.

Features include:
- Natural language user interface for query building
- 100% pure .NET assemblies
- Supports .NET 1.1 (only WinForms editions), 2.0, and 3.5
- Supports Access, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL as well as any other database that can be used through ADO.NET

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SqlTac

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Categories: Database management, LINQ, Object-relational mapping

Author: Caber Computing

Latest version: 0.315.67
Added 2008-03-06

Tool for DBAs and developers that provides database management features and extends LINQ to SQL's SqlMetal.

Features include:
- Analyzes your risk and the cost of a failing to capture your domain knowledge
- Analyzes your database's design
- Compares (diffs) two database schemas
- Optionally corrects problems with your database's design
- Validates all of the SQL used in your stored procedures, views and user defined functions
- Checks the consistency of your database, reporting orphans
- Documents your domain knowledge
- Backups database schemas
- Object-relational mapping (ORM)
- Builds a LINQ to SQL (DLinq) data access layer by improving SQLMetal (Organization of the source code, multiple collapsable regions, emits XML comments)
- Assists in building help files of your domain knowledge
- Supports .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008
- Supports SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 CTP
- Sandcastle Oct. 2007 CTP

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DataWindow .NET

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Categories: ADO.NET providers, Database management

Author: Sybase

Latest version: 2.5
Added 2004-03-30Updated 2007-12-20

Provides developers with DataWindow controls and DataStores to use with Windows Forms and ASP.NET applications.
The DataWindow components expose a set of methods and events, minimizing the amount of code that developers need to write. DataWindow .NET supports an array of presentation styles and provides ADO.NET, OLE DB, and ODBC database interfaces. DataWindow .NET provides a set of DLLs that constitute a .NET front end and a back end DataWindow server.

Features include:
- Web services DataWindow: build DataWindows using a Web service as a data source
- 4GL WYSIWYG IDE: Data access, applying business rules for data validation and data presentation are tasks that you can accomplish virtually code free
- Use classes and interfaces with hundreds of built-in methods and properties are available for RAD development in an object-oriented paradigm
- DataSet support
- ASP.NET web forms support
- TreeView presentation style for Web Forms
- Choose from ten different presentation styles from a variety of data sources that include SQL statements, stored procedures, query objects and ad-hoc external sources
- Ink Controls and handwriting recognition
- Support for data in multiple formats: Import and export data in a variety of formats, including CSV, tab-delimited text, Excel, HTML, XML, XHTML and PDF
- Remoting capabilities
- Plug-in for Visual Studio 2005

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SimpleDB Management Tools

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Categories: Database management

Author: Mindscape

Latest version: 1.0
Added 2009-01-26

Manage SimpleDB instances from within Visual Studio through the Server Explorer.

Features include:
- Create, Edit, Delete domains
- Create, Edit, Delete attributes
- Integrated querying capabilities
- Supports both Amazon SimpleDB query language AND new SQL-like SELECT syntax
- Add, Edit and Delete data
- Drag and drop support between Server Explorer and LightSpeed design surface
- Visual Studio 2008 integration

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DB2 Development Add-Ins for Visual Studio .NET

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Categories: Database management

Author: IBM

Latest version: Part of DB2 and DB2 Connect V8.1 or V8.2
Added 2003-06-07Updated 2005-03-01

Set of application development and administration tools specifically designed for DB2 Universal Database.
Features include:
- Solution Explorer: The DB2 database project templates allow for script-based development as part of the standard set of Visual Studio solutions supporting multi-configuration, source control management, project, and project item build order, as well as editing and debugging of SQL scripts using the built-in editor and debugger.
- Server Explorer: The IBM Explorer provides the same look and feel as the Visual Studio server explorer, enabling catalog access and rapid .NET application development using drag-and-drop functionality.
- SQL Wizards: Wizards allows for the creation of new server-side tables, views, indexes, triggers, procedures, and functions from either the Solution Explorer or the Server Explorer.
- SQL Editor: The built-in Visual Studio text editor provides native support for DB2 SQL scripts having "intelisense" and syntax colorization as well as advanced script options.
- SQL Debugger: The built-in Visual Studio debugger provides debugging support for DB2 SQL routines, allowing for source level debugging of cross-platform SQL stored procedures as part of the DB2 database project.
- Dynamic Help: The Visual Studio context-sensitive help has been extended to provide online help for the DB2 .NET managed provider and the Visual Studio AD tools.
- DB2 Tools Toolbar: The various DB2 development and administration centers may be launched directly from the Visual Studio IDE using the DB2 Tools toolbar.

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Active Query Builder .NET Edition

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Categories: Database management, Windows Forms controls

Author: Active Database Software

Latest version: 1.7
Added 2008-09-25

Windows Forms visual query builder component suite that allows end-users to build SQL queries with unions and subqueries via a visual interface.

Features include:
- drag & drop support
- parsing and programming modification of SELECT queries is possible
- supports working in offline mode, storing metadata in XML files
- restricted access to unwanted objects if desired
- SQL Server, Access, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird, Sybase, IBM DB2, Informix and ANSI SQL/92 dialects support
- direct connection to VistaDB 3 and Advantage Database Server
- SQL Formatter
- supports Visual Studio 2005 and 2008

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Database Restyle - Library

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Categories: Database management

Author: Perpetuum Software

Latest version: 1.5
Added 2008-03-06

Component for script generation to synchronize database structure.

Features include:
- integrated directly into applications
- compatible with applications of any type: Windows, Web, Console, Service, WPF
- supports such objects as Schema, Table, View, Primary Key, Foreign Key, Check constraint, Unique constraint, Index (including XML Index), Trigger, Stored procedure, Function
- specially developed for SQL Server 2005
- 100% managed code
- provides the ability to create database structure programmatically based, for example, on business objects structure
- possible to use a LINQ to SQL model as well as any other existing database schemas as initial database structure

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DbaMgr2k

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Categories: Database management

Author: Andrea Montanari

Latest version: 0.21.1
Added 2005-05-03

GUI for managing SqlServer instances.
DbaMgr2k is a little alternative administrative console for Microsoft MSDE 1.0 and MSDE 2000.

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ADDA

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Categories: Database management

Author: Afiq and Bino Levi Ltd

Latest version: 1.0.0
Added 2004-02-06

Toolkit for designing, creating and maintaining the database layer throughout the application lifecycle.
ADDA contains four modules:
- Dictionary Designer for Developer
- Database Synchronizer
- Visual Studio Add-In
- Dictionary Designer for End User

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SqlBuddy

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Categories: Database management

Author: Tobin Harris

Latest version: 0.68 Alpha
Added 2003-09-10

An open source query tool for SQL Server and MSDE. Includes statement history, database explorer, syntax colouring, notepad, sql helper (like intellisense)...

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Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio .NET

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Categories: Database management

Author: Oracle

Latest version: 11.1.0.5.10 Beta
Added 2005-02-23Updated 2007-06-02

Add-in for Visual Studio .NET that helps developers to work with Oracle databases.

Features include:
- The Oracle Explorer lets you browse your Oracle schema.
- Designers and wizards allows to create and alter schema objects
- Drag and drop of schema objects onto your form automatically generates code.
- A PL/SQL editor and integrated context sensitive online help, including the Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Users Guides.
- The Oracle Data Window lets you perform routine database tasks like inserting and updating Oracle data or testing stored procedures, without leaving the Visual Studio environment.
- Supports Visual Studio 2005 and 2003, Oracle 11g/10g/9.2.x/9.0.x/8.1.7.4.1.

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OraDeveloper Tools

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Categories: Database management

Author: Devart

Latest version: 2.55
Added 2006-12-29Updated 2008-03-06

Visual Studio and Delphi add-in for working with Oracle.
OraDeveloper Tools lets you navigate databases, manage schema objects, design queries, develop and test PL/SQL programs in your programming IDE.

Features include:
- SQL editor with syntax coloring, code outlining, context-sensitive code completion, code templates, and visual query builder
- PL/SQL and SQL script debuggers
- Simple database management with Database Explorer
- Individual visual schema object editors
- Data editor with update control and data export
- Source, data, and object search engine
- Project management framework
- Export/import wizards and DBA toolkit
- Supports Visual Studio 2002/2003/2005/2008, Borland Delphi 2005/2006/2007
- Works with Oracle 7.3, 8.0, 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g

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