Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition
with MSDN Premium provides advanced tools for database change management and testing and offers functionality to enable database developers and administrators to be more productive and increase application quality in the database tier.
Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition delivers a market shifting database development product that provides a foundation for managed database evolution through the use of an offline, Visual Studio project-centered source code control system together with a suite of tools designed to help understand the impact of proposed changes. Schemas, DML and metadata can be versioned, code can be automatically reviewed using static analysis, unit tests can be created and executed to ensure quality, and comparisons can be made with test and production systems prior to deployment. Integration with Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server helps increase the productivity of the database professionals by enabling them to become an integral part of the application team.
Simplify database development
Simplify your database development with more comprehensive support for database refactoring. Gain insight into T-SQL code
Gain greater insight into your T-SQL code with enhancements that enable you to see dependencies, expand wildcards, and perform in-depth code analysis. Extend the Schema View
Customize and extend the Schema View with new, enhanced extensibility application programming interfaces.