Embarcadero Announces DBArtisan for SQL Azure Database from Microsoft

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Special Edition Helps Organizations Expedite Deployment and Simplify Management of Cloud-Based Databases and Applications

 Embarcadero Announces DBArtisan for SQL Azure Database from Microsoft

Special Edition Helps Organizations Expedite Deployment and Simplify Management of Cloud-Based Databases and Applications

LOS ANGELES (Microsoft PDC) – Nov. 17, 2009 – Embarcadero, a leading provider of multi-platform database tools and developer software, is unveiling a special edition of DBArtisan for SQL Azure at this week’s Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC). DBArtisan is Embarcadero’s database administration tool for heterogeneous DBMS environments. Its schema extraction and migration capabilities enable organizations to more quickly deploy cloud applications and migrate some or all of their existing SQL Server database schema to SQL Azure Database, Microsoft Corp.’s new cloud-based relational database service.  

The free special edition trial license, which includes full versions of DBArtisan Standard Edition for SQL Server and DBArtisan for SQL Azure, can be downloaded for free at www.embarcadero.com/products/dbartisan/azure

DBArtisan for SQL Azure provides for basic database administration at the schema level, including object management and editors, SQL editing and schema extraction, as well as migration utilities to facilitate data migration from Microsoft SQL Server to SQL Azure. The tool enables enterprises to build symmetrical on-premise and cloud-based SQL Azure Database deployments, reducing in-house IT infrastructure costs and making certain data sets more readily available to offsite consumers.

“We are excited to have Embarcadero’s DBArtisan product target Microsoft SQL Azure, the world’s first true relational database service,” said Dave Campbell, a Technical Fellow in the Business Platform Division at Microsoft Corp. “Embarcadero’s DBArtisan for SQL Azure will streamline the data migration and management process for customers who wish to deploy Cloud based solutions on SQL Azure.”

About DBArtisan
DBArtisan is a database administration tool designed to help DBAs maximize the availability, performance and security of their databases. DBArtisan’s consistent and unified support for all major database platforms allows organizations to standardize on one solution for database administration. In addition to Microsoft SQL Server, DBArtisan supports IBM® DB2® for LUW, DB2 for z/OS® and DB2 for OS/390, MySQL®, Oracle® and Sybase®. As with all Embarcadero products, DBArtisan is included as part of the Embarcadero® All-Access™ tool chest. 

About Embarcadero Technologies 
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of award-winning tools for application developers and database professionals so they can design systems right, build them faster and run them better, regardless of their platform or programming language. Ninety of the Fortune 100 and an active community of more than three million users worldwide rely on Embarcadero products to increase productivity, reduce costs, simplify change management and compliance and accelerate innovation. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices located around the world. Embarcadero is online at www.embarcadero.com.

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