Is It SQL has an Admin GUI

It's finally time to push Is It SQL 1.0.25 out the door. I sent it to the newsletter subscribers last week and we haven't discovered any problems yet. Before upgrading, please read the README in the zip file! Especially if you have custom connection strings and this is…

Is It SQL build 24 shows missing backups

The latest release of Is It SQL now shows missing backups. Backups The top section gives you a summary of all servers with missing backups and the bottom section lists each individual database that doesn't have a good backup. Right now a "good" full backup is defined as…

Is It SQL now shows Availability Groups

The latest release of Is It SQL is out and includes a variety of features.  I’d like to start with some screen shots of previous features.  First up is database mirroring.  You can see the mirroring status of a database when looking at the databases for a particular server.…

Database Mirroring in Is It SQL

Release 1.0.22 is out and available at the Is It SQL home page.  The biggest feature here is database mirroring.  There are two ways to see database mirroring.  The first is on a server page it will show the databases that are mirrored.  There is also a global…

Tagging Servers in Is It SQL

Release 1.0.20 is out.  You can download it from my corporate site at http://www.scalesql.com/isitsql/. This release adds a beta feature to allow you tag servers and then filter the list by tag. Instructions for enabling beta features are available when you sign up for…

IsItSql Shows Databases

You can download the latest build of Is It SQL from my consulting site.  You can now view the databases on a server.  And you can click on a column header to sort that column. And no, my fantasy baseball team in 2015 didn’t do very well.  Unfortunately this…

IsItSql - 1.0.18

This release includes a few minor bug fixes and smaller enhancements.  Thanks to everyone that tried it out and reported back.  At the bottom of the README.html I include my email address if you’d like to provide feedback.  I’d love to hear what you like or what…

Is It SQL?

I’ve been working on a simple monitoring tool for SQL Server over the last few months.  I often find myself asking “What just happened?” and “Was it SQL Server?”.  I wanted a small utility I could leave running at clients that would answer that question.  It needed to be…

SQL Server Configuration Scripting Utility Release 9

There’s another update to my little utility to script a SQL Server’s configuration.  I use this for two purposes.  First, I use it to keep my database mirroring servers up to date.  Second, I capture the output in a version control system and keep that for historical reference.…

Another Update to SQL Server Configuration Scripting Utility

I’ve been gradually adding features to my utility that scripts the configuration of a SQL Server.  Since my last post I’ve added the following features: Skip any encrypted object in a database Script alerts, alert notifications and operators Script audits Always script model, master and msdb to capture…