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Replacement for MS Access, very rapid development

Background: I have an Access-software (~30 simultaneous users) with split front- & back-end, both UI & DB running on Access-files. Most important features for me are reports & printing, ...
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Web-based OLAP CUBE browser?

I have cube on MS SQL Server and I want to install a web based visual client tool for exploring and analyzing OLAP databases. A cube is an array of data understood in terms of its 0 or more dimensions....
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Software library or tool to pivot and export a lot of data to Excel

I'm trying to find a way to get normalized data that's in an MSSQL database out of there, pivoted, and into an Excel file. The main problem is that I have many of those databases, each with the same ...
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.NET/MSSQL forum software supporting 3+ million users

This is not a duplicate of Forum solution for ASP.NET MVC Application. I've been searching for a (preferable) MVC.NET Forum Solution with the following requirements and found 2 "worth looking at" ...
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Complex SQL Query visualizer

Is there a tool (gratis), that helps developer to understand or helps to visualize the complex queries (involving JOINS, GROUP BY). I know about the snowflakesjoins service which provides visualizer ...
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SQL Server client for Ubuntu

I need to connect to a MS SQL Server database from my Ubuntu machine. Any client suggested? I found libmono-entityframework-sqlserver6.0-cil, will that work? It doesn't sound like just a client: ...
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SQL Server database version control

I'm looking for open source SQL Server database version control addon/tools to link with Git. I tried gitSQL and red-gate sql source control (not an open source). With gitSQL I see a problem that ...
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SQL server and client for Ubuntu (Debian) [closed]

I have been using MS IIS server and MS Sql client Management Studio at workplace on Windows system. My home system is a Ubuntu system and I like setup a database server and a client to interact with ...
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Free SQL test data generator

I'm searching for a tool to generate SQL test data. What I'm looking for exactly should Be gratis Generate test data from Regex Be compatible with Microsoft SQL Server (compatibility with MySQL and ...
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Database technology recomendation for simulator

Alright so I am developing a simulation application and I need to know what database is advisable (Or the pro's con's of some options). tl;dr: C# application Only the application will be using it ...
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Database schema visualization for MS SQL Server

Are there any tools for schema visualization of an existing MS SQL Server database? In particular, I'd like something that reads the tables, fields, and constraints automatically, and that allows for ...
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Tool to generate SQL database update scripts

I'm looking for a tool or an open-source project that can generate database update scripts in the following way: Accept a database connection string as a config parameter Connect to the specified DB ...
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What is the best frontend program for my database needs?

I am currently an Electrical engineer and I have been tasked to set up a database(outside my realm of expertise) that will be used by multiple users over a networked drive. There will only be a couple ...
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Access to SQL-database, SQL-rapporting

I am looking for software that allows non-sql users to access an SQL-database, and set up data exports fast and easy. Background: My company has a lot of data in our SQL-database. We do not have ...
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Excel to SQL mapping tool

I am looking for a tool/library to import data from different clients into our SQL database. Each client will have their own EXCEL file. So the number of columns, name of the columns in EXCEL would be ...
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Looking for CMS/Wiki for IIS/SQL Server platform

We are SaaS company and looking to update our web help portal. We can host ourselves, but prefer this to be more Microsoft-ish (SQL Server, IIS) Currently we use Confluence, here is what we like: ...
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PHP Ad Manager (free)

I'm working with a PHP website that uses a custom CMS based on a MSSQL database. I'm desperately looking for a solution to install an Ad Manager, and I don't have much time so I would like to know ...
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RDBMS for newbies in IT

I need to teach my two interns how to use RDBMSes in general and "standard" SQL during their free time, using the outdated windows notebooks we have laying around. They come from math courses and have ...
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Which software can I use to browse a MSSQL database?

I want something similar to phpMyAdmin for an MSSQL server. It MUST have / be: M1: a graphical interface where I can see all table names M2: gratis M3: work with ubuntu 16.04 Nice to have would be ...
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Tool for deploying web-project to the server

I don't need a recommendation, but need a tool name or, at least, a name of such tools (probably, language barrier). I am looking for a tool which will help me to deploy a project to the server. ...
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PHP MSSQL Table editor in browser

I have a website running PHP, and a Microsoft SQL Database at the back end. I want an end user to be able to edit a table within the SQL database. I want them to be able to do this using a page on the ...
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SQL Server replication tool

I'm looking for a Windows tool (preferably installable as a windows service) for periodic database synchronization. Once every X minutes it should connect to Source SQL Server database, check for any ...
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Best tool for browsing schema or database properties or tabls structure of remotely installed Microsoft SQL Server by PHP

I'm seeking a tool to browse Microsoft SQL database server in PHP like phpMyAdmin. Is there any open source known project that works with Remote Microsoft SQL Server? I found some php open source ...
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Geo Mapping tied to an SQL Database

First a little background on this project. Our company has developed a web page for our Inside Sales team that lets them enter a Zip Code and it returns the District Manager that is responsible in ...
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NoSQL or RDBMS for user defined columns

We will soon be rewriting an application that will allow the end user to define objects and fields on those objects. I come from an MSSQL background and am familiar with options to handle this use ...
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Azure SQL Server client for Mac OS X that does not require Java

Is there a Microsoft SQL Server client that runs on Mac OS that does not require Java? If there is more than one, which would you recommend? Besides one that runs the usual queries, I would also like ...
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Machine Learning Multiclass Classification for thousands of Classes

I have Entities with 1 to 10 attributes describing each of them and I need Machine Learning to suggest best matching Class for each Entity. Sounds straightforward, but there are about one hundred ...
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Reporting tool/framework/library for .Net

I want to print pdf reports with lots of charts and text on demand. I have some sub reports, which can be generated stand-alone and can also be merged to generate a single master report. Right now, ...
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Software to build networks visualization using relational tables

I've an table in SQL Server with the following schema: - Partner_ID - Child_ID - Relationship_Name Example of my data: Partner_ID Child_ID Relationship_Name A A1 ...
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Which Software to take, when creating a database diagram

We are using a MS SQL Server database and we want to create a database diagram for an existing database. There were several options on how to do this: In Microsoft Visio 2010, Visual Studio 2013 or ...
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Recommendations for creating wallboard-type displays using MSSQL data sources

I'm looking for some recommendations in terms of data visualisation tools. At my current place of work we have 'Wallboards' - these are basically web pages which are displayed on the big screens, ...
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Which tool to use for SQL Server Database migrations and why as of 2017?

I want to know a tool to use for SQL Server Database migrations and why as of 2017, since I worry about this topic, so I can automate this process as much as possible. What do you think about Entity ...
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Experience with database repair tools for mdf files?

I've got a HDD which is encrypted with petya-green. I used "Disk Internals NTFS Recovery" for recovering the databasefiles which are needed. Than I tried to simpl attach the databasefiles to a new ...
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SQL Data verification framework?

I receive a variety of flat files that need to be transformed and aggregated in several stages of a custom ETL process before loading it into a SQL Server database. After each stage, I'd like to ...
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What software do I use to process year by year calculations for large datasets?

I'm trying to move my .NET program to a database engine but I'm having trouble finding what specific platforms/languages I'm supposed to use. Right now everything is done on the client-side ...
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Automatic synchronization tool for MS SQL Server

I am looking for a specific tool which should automatically syncronizes the data between two databases present on two different servers. Whatever gets updates or inserted on the database on 1st server ...
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Looking for a Web-Frontend for a single SQL-Server table

we are using a FreePBX VOIP-System. We want to make a Phone-Protocol where each Call is shown and Users can add Information and assign the Call to an co-worker. The list will have some fields, which ...
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Best Tool for Analyzing Multi-Tab Excel Files with 100-500k Records

I have started a new job and I need to analyze client's databases. Many times when we first meet with them we just get a huge Excel file with a dozen or so tabs and a partial to full dump of various ...
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Are there any open source API's to push and pull data tables from SQL to Google Cloud(Big Query) and Vice Versa?

Part of my jobs is to push and pull data tables from SQL to the Google cloud (Big Query) and vice versa. I was wondering if there are any robust API's that can be used in my web apps, SSIS Packages, ...
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How can I install a small/lite version of SQL server on my client's machine for my software trial version?

I'm a software engineer and I'm currently working on a new project. My clients always complain about my trial versions as it takes too much time and resources. I usually install SQL server full ...
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Tool to convert stored procedures from SQL Server to MySQL

I am already tried like a below tools for conversion Mysql workbench Dataloader (trial version) DRPU database converter (trial version) But, still i can't able to convert Stored procedures from sql ...
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Software/tool to design database diagrams for MSSQL

I am looking for a free software/tool to design database diagrams for MSSQL. There are some online tools which I think great but not free https://sqldbm.com https://app.quickdatabasediagrams.com/ ...
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Tool for monitoring table churn in MS SQL Server

I am looking for Desktop or Web based MS SQL Server monitoring tools, that runs on Windows Server 2008 ~ 2012, my budget is around $3000, who have this capability: Able to monitor how many data rows ...
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R access to SQL Server

I'm having to update my access to SQL Server from R on windows. The only option I see right now is odbc. Unfortunately, the ODBC standard and this driver (using nanodbc) in particular has some ...
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Tool for transferring data from linux machine to MSSQL on remote (Windows) machine

Is there some kind of opensource / free tools for transferring data from a linux machine to a remote (Windows Server 2012) MSSQL Database Server that can be called / controlled via a bash script? ...
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Some freeware tool or script to fetch the MS SQL Server Edition

I need to check "Microsoft SQL Server Edition" e.g. Standard, Express or Enterprise etc installed on multiple systems, but to get the edition details I manually execute @@version query on each SQL ...
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Recommendation for a SQL server development and management tool

I am currently using Toad for SQL server 6.8 and I am very disappointed in the quality of the software. It took them more than year to deliver version 6.8 and finally, when they did, it is pretty much ...
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Generate ETL for many (173) delimited database files

I get a zip of 173 database files, in a delimited format, each day. We call this extract DbUnload. The company that sends me this file, won't adjust the file spec or give me notification of any ...
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Open source Tool for creating reports of DB structure for SQL Server 2008

Any recommendation for open source tool (or evaluation functional software) witch I could generate a report (Excel or Word) of all my tables and fields of a SQL server 2008 Database ?
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recommendation for erp/dms using sql-server-express?

I am searching for recommendations for a ERP/DMS/CMS type platform which runs on or alongside SQL-server express. The ERP/DMS will be an extension to invoicing/accounting software - which runs on SQL-...