By using Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Database Edition, you can develop databases more effectively by sharing tools and best practices with other teams that use Visual Studio Team System. You can manage database change to extend your team productivity and to improve collaboration both within your database teams and between them and the rest of your organization. For the most recent information about Database Edition, see Visual Studio Team System Database Edition on the Microsoft Web site.
Learn about new product features: If you are already familiar with older releases of Database Edition, you might be interested in the changes that this release offers. For example, this release supports SQL Server 2008 and can analyze database code for common issues around design, naming, and performance.
Learn about Database Edition: You can learn how to use Database Edition to manage changes to your databases. For example, you can read about how the product supports the life cycle of database development or follow a walkthrough to get hands-on experience.
Manage changes to databases and database servers: By creating a database project or server project, you can put offline representations of schema and server objects under version control. After you establish a testing baseline, you and your team can then perform iterative development tasks, build and deploy updates, and maintain deployed databases and the data that they contain.
Extend the features of Database Edition: You can define additional types of refactoring, rules for analyzing database code, test conditions for databases, or data generators.
Find information about managed reference types and methods: You can look up details about the namespaces, classes, methods, and properties that you can use to extend the features of Database Edition.