Microsoft recently added interesting features in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database for GDPR - a new important EU regulation on personal data management.
GDPR is a great challenge for all companies that process EU citizens' data. This article defines what personal data is under GDPR and provides a convenient list of example fields or tables you should look into while preparing to GDPR compliance.
Most today's database engines do not support foreign keys across databases, servers and engines and that would be very useful to understand data. See how you can document them with Dataedo cross-database relations.
Too often, developers produce database documentation containing just a schema information - table and column names, without any descriptions. See a few examples.
Most popular database engines provide option to provide descriptions for schema elements. This article shows how to check if your database uses them.
Quick tutorial on how to view and edit table and column comments with MySQL Workbench.
Long awaited Dataedo 6.0 is finally here.
A few scenarios how you can leverage Dataedo repositories to manage documentation in complex database systems.
A convenient way of browsing object descriptions from within SQL Server Management Studio.
This tutorial will show you how to quickly generate PDF and HTML documentation of your Google Cloud SQL for MySQL databases with Dataedo tool.