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Debuging tool for SQl server

is there any code debugging free tools for sqlserver other then management studio in sqlserver?
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asked Sep 18, 2012 at 06:08 AM in Default

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Quest software has one called TOAD that I think is free, or has a free version.

I think Management Studio does a better job though.

If you're interested in execution plans, SQL Sentry has a free tool called Plan Explorer which is a more sophisticated way of examining plans. But it's only good for execution plans.
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answered Sep 18, 2012 at 10:37 AM

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TOAD has a free version, but I don't know that I'd call it a debugging tool per se, at least not when I played with it several years ago now. Depending on exactly what you are doing, I have found the SQL Server Profiler to be very useful in debugging, especially at the interface between SQL Server and client code.
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