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Access NoSQL and Big Data through SQL using standard drivers (ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET). Free Download 

LessThanDot - Jes Schultz Borland (grrlgeek) - Free SQL Server Tools


In the process of installing my programs, I started thinking about all the software I use to make my job easier. There are a lot of great programs available for DBAs and developers. The best ones, of course, are free. Here’s a list of my five favorite free SQL Server tools!

  • SSMS Tools Pack
  • SQL Sentry Plan Explorer
  • Red Gate SQL Search
  • format-sql.com
  • Reporting Services Scripter

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