Scalability Experts (SE) is an internationally recognized leader in data management and business intelligence for complex data platforms. With award-winning expertise and proven methodologies, Scalability Experts delivers solutions-based services, consulting and training that empower mid-to-large-scale enterprises drive business performance with improved decision making and operational efficiencies.
SCALABILITY EXPERTS has developed proprietary tools and methodologies in the following areas to ensure delivery and minimize risk:
SE SQL Server Discovery Tool (SSDT)
When preparing for consolidations or upgrades with SQL Server, it is imperative to know and list all SQL Server instances within your data environment. Many customers have more SQL Servers than they know about. Obviously without an accurate and complete list, your consolidation or upgrade will lack complete data.
SQL Server Upgrade Assistant (SSUA)
Scalability Experts jointly developed with Microsoft the SQL Server Upgrade Assistant 2008 (SSUA). This free tool, which is licensed from Microsoft, helps automate application compatibility testing to detect potential issues that may impact a database upgrade from SQL Server 2000 or 2005 to SQL Server 2008.
SSUA verifies how queries from a SQL Server application will function when the database is upgraded. Both the 2008 and the 2005 versions are available on our downloads page.
If you have questions or require assistance with SSUA please post your questions at Microsoft Forums.
To ensure Scalability Experts and Microsoft continue to provide the best upgrade assistance possible, please provide feedback on your experience with SSUA and your overall usage experience with the CTP version of SQL Server 2008.
• Scalability Experts has developed SSDT, a utility that scans your network domain utilizing SMO, SMI and registry settings, and then automatically prepares a list of all SQL Server instances in an Excel format.
• The SSDT system and user requirements are straightforward so preparing for approaching upgrades and consolidations is simple and quick.