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SQL Azure Query Tool – Red Gate Query Anywhere

May 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Red Gate Query Anywhere is a web based tool to Query a SQL Azure database from anywhere. Its available for free in

http://www.queryanywhere.com/

Step 1: Please provide your Server name, Database, Username and Password and click Connect

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Step 2: Once connected, you will be able to the Objects available in your database

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Step 3: To Query the tables or view, you can directly start writing queries in Query pane and click “Execute”

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Step 4: You can also create Stored Procedures

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Step 5: To view the definition of Existing Stored Procedure or any other object, click on the Object name and expand and then click “ScriptAsCreate”

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Conclusion: Red Gate Query Anywhere is nice and lightweight tool to query SQL Azure database, but still needs lot of improvement, such as

1. Showing the progress of executing queries

2. Object Name are displayed as Blank some times, which is eventually fixed after refreshing the UI

3. Option to login without providing database name and then pick a database and query

Friends, Play with this nice tool and post your feedback and comments !!!

In the next post we will review the other similar tools available

Project Houston – Microsoft SQL Azure Database Managerhttp://windows.azure.com

myLittleAdmin for SQL Azure (Currently in Beta, Pricing not announced) – http://mylittleadmin4sqlazure.cloudapp.net/

Hannsens SQL Azure Manager (Free) – http://hanssens.org/tools/sqlazuremanager/

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