Video – ApexSQL Log general overview

This video provides you with a quick overview of ApexSQL Log and its core features.

Learn how to read your SQL Server transaction log, implement before and after forensic auditing, identify all the operations which form part of the same transaction, find out who performed a certain action on the database, and roll back (or forward) any unwanted changes.

June 2, 2016

ApexSQL Log 2016 R2 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Log 2016 R2 has been released

Type: Medium feature, medium 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.

June 2, 2016

ApexSQL Log gets non-profit robotics team back in the game

We are proud of providing help to our friends from the FIRST Robotics team (www.firstinspires.org)

These guys were at the competition against 35+ other teams. The goal of the game was to get through the defenses in front of the robots and take over the castle by getting enough boulders (grey balls) into the holes. The kids had to design/CAD their robots from scratch (that’s why they all look so different), then program them in Java, etc.  Also, they were writing software that tracks all the robots and how they do during each match in great detail.

April 11, 2016

ApexSQL Log 2016 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Log 2016 has been released

Type: Major feature, 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.

November 23, 2015

Advantages of ApexSQL Log

ApexSQL Log is a SQL Server transaction log reader which enables users to explore online transaction log files as well as transaction log backups, analyze who did what and when, undo (revert) any unwanted changes, or even replay those changes vs. the same or different database. Even though it is not the only tool on the market for SQL Server transaction log reading, ApexSQL Log has always been consistently recognized as the best, and here is why:

November 3, 2015

SQL Server database recovery flow chart

There are numerous issues that can bring up to the data loss scenarios. The first thing every good DBA needs to do is to ensure that a post-disaster period has been handled with care. In order to ensure that the data can be recovered, or malicious changes reverted, it is strongly advisable to take the following steps immediately after an incident:

July 29, 2015

6 cases when you really need a SQL Server transaction log reader

ApexSQL Log is a SQL Server database transaction log reading tool which can read online transaction logs, detached transaction logs, and transaction log backups – both native and natively compressed.

As a SQL Server transaction log viewer, it’s focused on DML (data) and DDL (structure) operations, and what data or objects were changed by the operations. In addition to showing the logical content of a transaction log file, ApexSQL Log provides more features, like a row history for DML operations, creating Undo/Redo scripts, and exporting the audited information in various formats.

April 28, 2015