Tools Enhancements

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 introduces several improvements to the user interface tools in the SQL Server program group.

These are the areas in which the user interface tools have been enhanced.



New Business Intelligence Development Studio

Describes the new tool for developing and managing Business Intelligence objects.

New SQL Server Management Studio

Describes the new tool for developing and managing SQL Server databases and replication topologies.

New SQL Server Configuration Manager

Describes the new tool for managing the operating system services for the various SQL Server components.

New Database Engine Tuning Advisor

Describes the new tool for tuning the performance of SQL Server databases.

New Analysis Services Designers and Wizards (SSAS)

Describes new wizards for deploying and migrating Analysis Services.

SQL Server Profiler Enhancements

Describes the improvements to the SQL Server Profiler tool used to capture information about events in the Database Engine and Analysis Services.

SQL Server Import and Export Wizard Enhancements

Describes improvements to the wizard used to define SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages for importing and exporting data.

New Integration Services Designer and Wizards

Describes the redesign of the SSIS user interface in the Business Intelligence Development Studio.

SQL Server Books Online Enhancements

Describes the improvements made to the SQL Server documentation and help systems.

Community Additions