Navigation As You Type in Object Explorer Details Pane

In my previous blog entry I talked about how Search works within the Object Explorer Details window in SQL Server 2008 Management Studio. What people often forget is that the Object Explorer Details window has a navigate as you type capability. Assuming that you have the Object Explorer Details window open and the Name column…

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Search in Object Explorer Details Window

There have been quite a few blog postings about the new Search feature in SQL Server 2008 Management Studio. Here are some examples of what you can find: MSDN – Using Object Explorer Details and SQL Server Object Search Buck Woody’s Carpe Datum – SQL Server 2008 Improvements Practical’s – Object Explorer Details Brad McGehee…

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Find strings fast in SQL Server Management Studio

This is the first of a series of video based blog entries where I will share tips and tricks within the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) shell. Many of these techniques are the result of using Visual Studio as the shell for SSMS. This video demonstrates how to use the “Go To Find Combo” command…

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Where is that darn Activity Monitor in SQL Server 2008?

Technorati Tags: SQL Server 2008,Activity Monitor,SSMS You may have heard – we rewrote the Activity Monitor from the ground up. However, I’ve seen feedback on the Connect site and from others looking at SQL Server 2008 who claim they can’t find the Activity Monitor. Well – I guess I learned a lesson – don’t willy-nilly…

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