MS Data Genenerator 2008 for SQL Server Released! (영문)
 
 
2008/07/11 (11:35)
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EMS Company is pleased to announce EMS Data Generator 2008 for SQL Server - the new major version of a powerful tool for generating test data to SQL Server database tables. The utility can help you to simulate the database production environment and allows you to populate several SQL Server database tables with test data simultaneously, define tables for generating data, set value ranges, control a wide variety of generation parameters for each field type and much more.

Upgrade Instructions

EMS SQL Management Studio for SQL Server is sold under EMS Software Maintenance program (http://sqlmanager.net/support/faq/maintenance). As the owner of valid Maintenance contract you are entitled to receive all Studio components updates and upgrades for free until your Maintenance expires.

You can get the new Studio version of Data Generator for SQL Server for free by updating your copy of SQL Studio through SQL Studio Direct service (Navigate/SQL Studio Direct main menu item).

You can check your Maintenance expiration date in the About dialog box of your EMS software (Help/About) or at the "My Products" section at your SQLManager.net account.

Please mind that software maintenance for eligible products may be renewed via your personalized SQLManager.net account (http://www.sqlmanager.net/en/support/faq/maintenance#2677).

There is no deadline to renew or reinitiate Maintenance. However, it is beneficial for you to renew it before the expiration date or as soon as possible after the old contract has expired because Maintenance period can not be interrupted. This means that your current Maintenance period expiration date will be set as the starting date for the renewed Maintenance term.

What's new in EMS Data Generator 3.0?

1. Unicode support is implemented.

2. Added new options for data generation to SQL script:
- BLOBs and arrays are dumped into to a separate file (for IB/FB);
- SQL script can be appended to an existing file;
- the ability to view/edit the script.

3. Added the possibility to select the data insertion type: INSERT, UPDATE OR INSERT (for Firebird), MERGE (for Firebird and Oracle).

4. Added options allowing you to disable triggers associated with tables during data generation (for IB/FB, SQL Server, Oracle).

5. Added options for generating the same data into several columns.

6. Added options for generating string data according to the sample text.

7. Data preview is implemented.

8. Added options for generating data into dependent fields with the relation 1:n (n records will be generated into the dependent table field for each record of the primary table).

9. Implemented data generation into fields of user-defined types (for DB2, PostgreSQL).

10. Implemented data generation into fields of domain-based types (for IB/FB).

11. Implemented data generation into fields of the GEOMETRY type (for MySQL).

12. Implemented data generation into fields of the BIT and INTERVAL types (for PostgreSQL).

13. Data generation is now performed within a separate thread.

14. Other minor improvements and bug-fixes.

What is EMS Data Generator 2008 for SQL Server?

EMS Data Generator for SQL Server is an impressive tool for generating test data to SQL Server database tables with the possibility to save and edit scripts. The utility can help you to simulate the database production environment and allows you to populate several SQL Server database tables with test data simultaneously, define tables and fields for generating data, set value ranges, generate SQL Server char fields by mask, define lists of values manually or select them from SQL queries, set generation parameters for each field type and has many other features to generate SQL Server test data in a simple and direct way. Data Generator for SQL Server also provides a console application, which allows you to generate SQL Server test data in one-touch by using generation templates.

What are the key features of EMS Data Generator 2008 for SQL Server?

· Unicode support

· User-friendly wizard interface

· Ability to save and edit generated data in the SQL script without executing queries on the server

· Support of all SQL Server data types including UNIQUEIDENTIFIER, BIT, SQL_VARIANT and TIMESTAMP types

· Different generation types for each field including list and random generation, generation into two and more fields simultaneously

· Ability to use SQL query results as a list of values for data generation

· Ability to preview the generated data

· Automatic control over referential integrity for linked tables

· Ability to disable triggers of the generated tables during the generation process

· Wide variety of generation parameters for each field type

· Ability to set NULL values for certain percent of cases

· Ability to save all generation parameters set on current wizard session into a configuration file

· Command-line utility to generate data using the template file

You can learn more about Data Generator for SQL Server at:
http://www.sqlmanager.net/products/mssql/datagenerator

 
 
 
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