ApexSQL Log 2018 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Log 2018 has been released

About ApexSQL Log: ApexSQL Log is an auditing and recovery tool for SQL Server databases that reads database transaction logs and audits, reverts, or replays data and object changes affecting the database. It restores updated or missing data and objects, and captures information on the user, application and host used to make each change.

November 28, 2017

ApexSQL Log 2017 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Log 2017 has been released

About ApexSQL Log: ApexSQL Log is an auditing and recovery tool for SQL Server databases that reads database transaction logs and audits, reverts, or replays data and object changes affecting the database. It restores updated or missing data and objects, and captures information on the user, application and host used to make each change.

May 24, 2017

ApexSQL Log 2016 – Screen shot tour

Three main menu tabs in ApexSQL Log.

Home tab contains various ApexSQL Log features separated into several organizational groups: sessions, actions, Results and Tools which include majority of ApexSQL Log features:

April 5, 2017

ApexSQL Log vs. SQL Server Change Data Capture (CDC)

Common SQL Server database auditing goals include the ability to

  • achieve compliance regulatory standards,
  • perform data flow checkups, complete internal/external investigations of who changed what,
  • perform post-disaster analysis when data is unintentionally changed and to discover why did it occur, when, etc.
  • maintain history of data changes (before-after auditing)
December 12, 2016

ApexSQL Log 2016 R3 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Log 2016 R3 has been released

Type: Minor fix release

About ApexSQL Log: ApexSQL Log is an auditing and recovery tool for SQL Server databases that reads database transaction logs and audits, reverts, or replays data and object changes affecting the database. It restores updated or missing data and objects, and captures information on the user, application and host used to make each change.

September 5, 2016

ApexSQL DBA tools vs. alternatives comparison

This blog post represents an index of pages and articles comparing ApexSQL tools for SQL Server DBAs, their features, usability, performance, etc. with related tools developed by other vendors and in general.

June 16, 2016