ApexSQL Audit feature highlight: Custom reports

ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing and compliance tool capable to simultaneously audit multiple SQL Server instances with ability to collect more than 200 server and database level events and to store collected data into a single tamper-evident repository database. Audited data stored in the central repository database are available via plethora of built-in reports or using the unique reporting ability designed to meet the most specific needs through the high precision filtering system based on the logical expressions, while ensuring maximum flexibility at the same time since each reporting filter created can be saved and used on demand.

July 1, 2015

ApexSQL Audit feature highlight: Advanced filtering

ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing and compliance tool that audit multiple SQL Server instances and is capable to collect over 200 SQL Server events and stores audited data into a tamper-evident central repository database. Captured information is available through a range of built-in reports predefined reports or via custom report ability designed to meet specific granular user requirements.

The standard audit filter in ApexSQL Audit is based on the so called Simple audit filter, which allows fast and easy selection of events that will be audited for each audited SQL Server instance separately. Even though it is called “simple”, it still allows high level of granularity.

June 11, 2015

ApexSQL Audit 2015 R2 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Audit 2015 R2 has been released

Type: Major fix release

About ApexSQL Audit: ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing tool with a wide range of possibilities for auditing access, changes, and security on SQL Server instances, databases, and objects. It audits queries, DDL and DML operations, security events (authentication changes, permissions changes, and attempted logins), events on stored procedures and functions. ApexSQL Audit saves captured information in a centralized auditing repository and provides comprehensive reports.

May 20, 2015

Barton team update: ApexSQL Audit

Barton team is solely responsible for ApexSQL Audit and we are committed to ensuring that it is the best auditing tool for SQL Server available

Here is what we have been working on

May 11, 2015

ApexSQL Audit 2015 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Audit 2015 has been released

Type: Major feature, major fix release

About ApexSQL Audit: ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing tool with a wide range of possibilities for auditing access, changes, and security on SQL Server instances, databases, and objects. It audits queries, DDL and DML operations, security events (authentication changes, permissions changes, and attempted logins), events on stored procedures and functions. ApexSQL Audit saves captured information in a centralized auditing repository and provides comprehensive reports.

March 6, 2015

Video – ApexSQL DBA Bundle

This video provides you with a quick overview of ApexSQL tools for DBA’s and their features.

Learn how ApexSQL DBA tools can help with SQL Server database performance, SQL Server data recovery, backup management, SQL database compliance, capturing who saw what in SQL Server, and more.

February 25, 2015

Barton team update: ApexSQL Audit

What have you been working on?

  • We’ve been working on ApexSQL Audit 2015 R1 release. We’ve been addressing some performance, stability, and usability issues reported by our users, while also fixing issues noticed during testing.
February 13, 2015

ApexSQL Audit Quick FAQs

What is the performance impact of ApexSQL Audit?

In general, performance impact of ApexSQL Audit shouldn’t be significant in most production environments. It cases when heavy traffic servers are being audited for significant amount of different events, there can be significant performance impact when central instance of ApexSQL Audit is installed on a production server – the higher server activity, the larger impact. Installation of ApexSQL on a dedicated server/Virtual machine provides the full performance without any significant impact on the production database server. ApexSQL Audit process all the data processed by SQL Server itself plus the trace technology and additional internal data and communication impact. We can provide guidance on this as needed.

February 2, 2015

What’s new – ApexSQL Audit 2014 R5

The new release of ApexSQL Audit (formerly ApexSQL Comply) is out. ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing tool with a wide range of possibilities for auditing access, changes, and security on SQL Server instances, databases, and objects. It audits queries, DDL and DML operations, security events (authentication changes, permissions changes, and attempted logins), events on stored procedures and functions. ApexSQL Audit saves captured information in a centralized auditing repository and provides comprehensive reports. Besides the name change, in ApexSQL Audit 2014 R5, we introduced new features, and improved usability and quality

December 23, 2014

ApexSQL Audit 2014 R5 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Audit 2014 R5 has been released

Type: Maintenance release

About ApexSQL Audit: ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing tool with a wide range of possibilities for auditing access, changes, and security on SQL Server instances, databases, and objects. It audits queries, DDL and DML operations, security events (authentication changes, permissions changes, and attempted logins), events on stored procedures and functions. ApexSQL Audit saves captured information in a centralized auditing repository and provides comprehensive reports.

December 11, 2014