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EMBT Explosive Minefield Breacher Trainer ), a provider of cross-platform data lifecycle management solutions, today announced that for the second year in a row, its products have received the prestigious SQL Server An earlier relational DBMS from Sybase and from Microsoft. Sybase introduced SQL Server in 1988 for various Unix versions. In that same year, with help from IBM, Sybase created an OS/2 version that Microsoft licensed and branded as Microsoft SQL Server. Magazine Readers' Choice Awards, this year sweeping six categories.
SQL Server readers were asked to vote on their product preferences in eight broad technology categories, including: business intelligence products, development tools, disaster prevention/recovery, hardware, security, storage, training and certification, and SQL Server management. Through these awards, the magazine's readers once again recognized Embarcadero's solutions as the best products in the industry.
Best SQL Server Operations-Management Solution -- Embarcadero DBArtisan(R)
Best Capacity Planning/Trend Analysis Software -- Embarcadero DBArtisan Workbench
Best Database Modeling/Design Software -- Embarcadero ER/Studio(R)
Best Scripting Tool/Code Generator -- Embarcadero Rapid SQL SQL
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Best Database Testing/Debugging Software -- Embarcadero SQL Debugger Software that helps a programmer debug a program by stopping at certain breakpoints and displaying various programming elements. The programmer can step through source code statements one at a time while the corresponding machine instructions are being executed.
Best Application Testing/Debugging Software -- Embarcadero Extreme Test(R)
"Recognition from customers in the industry is an honor and is the ultimate 'seal of approval' for the products that won," said Michele Crockett, Associate Publisher, SQL Server Magazine. "The SQL Server Magazine Readers' Choice Awards were started as a way for readers to choose and recommend the best technology products in the industry. The awards program gives readers the opportunity to voice their opinions and for leading technology companies to receive the recognition they deserve."
"Earning the respect of our SQL Server users and the community is a tremendous honor, and winning the SQL Server Magazine Readers' Choice Award is a wonderful endorsement of our dedication and recognition of our hard work," said Greg Keller, vice president of product management for Embarcadero Technologies. "Our team works diligently to develop an exceptional product line of intelligent, next-generation solutions. Recognition from the SQL Server readers inspires us to work even harder to continue to meet our customers' needs."
About the Winning Products
DBArtisan: Embarcadero DBArtisan, the leading cross-platform database administration solution, helps DBAs maximize availability, performance and security. Comprehensive graphical editors and wizards boost productivity by reducing errors and permitting existing staff to manage more databases. Support for all major database platforms allows organizations to standardize stan·dard·ize
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2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard. on one solution.
DBArtisan Workbench: DBArtisan Workbench with its Capacity Analyst component collects critical database storage, object, and performance metrics Performance metrics are measures of an organizations activities and performance. Performance metrics should support a range of stakeholder needs from customers, shareholders to employees . at scheduled intervals and provides visual analysis and reporting mechanisms that allow for historical trend analysis and forecasting.
ER/Studio: Embarcadero ER/Studio is a visual modeling tool for the analysis, design, creation, and maintenance of database applications. Its comprehensive multilevel mul·ti·lev·el
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Adj. 1. multilevel - of a building having more than one level environment simplifies and integrates the needs of all data management stakeholders Stakeholders
All parties that have an interest, financial or otherwise, in a firm-stockholders, creditors, bondholders, employees, customers, management, the community, and the government. . With ER/Studio, organizations achieve higher quality applications by making informed decisions about resolving data bottlenecks and eliminating redundancy.
Rapid SQL: Embarcadero Rapid SQL, an integrated cross-platform database development environment, raises productivity for both novice and expert programmers. Its extensive graphical facilities simplify SQL scripting, object management, reverse-engineering, database project management, version control, and schema deployment. Comprehensive tools for tuning and editing code ensure high-performance, quality code.
SQL Debugger: Embarcadero SQL Debugger helps quickly identify errors by stepping through code as it executes. In addition, the profiling option displays the performance level of each line of code indicating potential bottlenecks. SQL Debugger is available as an optional module for Embarcadero DBArtisan or Rapid SQL.
Extreme Test: Embarcadero Extreme Test, a goals-based performance testing Performance Testing covers a broad range of engineering or functional evaluations where a material, product, or system is not specified by detailed material or component specifications: Rather, emphasis is on the final measurable performance characteristics. solution for measuring and analyzing enterprise application performance, offers a completely integrated test development and execution environment. With Extreme Test, businesses save time and reduce costs by ensuring high levels of service and fully leveraging existing systems.
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About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:EMBT) is a leading provider of data lifecycle management solutions that help companies build, optimize, test, and manage their critical data, database, and application infrastructures. Nearly 11,000 companies, including 97 of the Fortune 100, rely on Embarcadero Technologies products to manage the explosive growth in data and ensure optimal performance of their complex, multi-platform applications and systems. Embarcadero Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, call 415/834-3131 or visit www.embarcadero.com.
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