Availability, Performance and
Recovery of Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
BMC Softwares ChangeDataMove Only Product to Seamlessly Deliver Legacy Data to
SQL Server 7.0
COMDEX - LAS VEGAS, NV - (November 16, 1998) Houston, TX-based BMC Software,
Inc., today announced several new products to ensure the seamless deployment and operation
of Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. BMC Softwares solution support for Microsoft SQL Server
7.0 revolves around BMC Softwares Application
Service Assurance (ASA) strategy, which provides customers integrating SQL Server 7.0
databases into their enterprise, the confidence that their applications will benefit from
the availability, performance and recovery of SQL Server 7.0.
"As more enterprise customers plan to move their business-critical applications
onto SQL Server 7.0 databases, it is imperative that Microsoft customers have management
solutions to protect their investments," said Jim Ewel, director, SQL Server product
marketing at Microsoft Corporation. "Were pleased that BMC Software will
provide our customers with enterprise-class management solutions that will ensure the
health of SQL Server 7.0 databases supporting applications critical to business
"BMC Software is in the business of ensuring that applications are available,
performing well, and in the case of an outage, can be recovered quickly and
efficiently," said Bob Kruger, vice president of Windows NT-based solutions for BMC
Software. "If users are unable to access the data they need to make critical business
decisions, productivity slows and business suffers. Our products uniquely deliver the
Application Service Assurance that SQL Server 7.0 customers require across databases as
well as their enterprise computing environments."
Most notably, BMC Softwares ChangeDataMove product will provide the only solution
that seamlessly delivers mainframe legacy data to Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. ChangeDataMove
is a key product of BMC Softwares Enterprise Data Propagation (EDP) solution.
ChangeDataMove ensures optimal data availability by ensuring the quality, currency and
integrity of data for customers with very large databases, high transaction rates and 24x7
availability requirements. It is the only product on the market that will move transaction
data from IBM* IMS, VSAM and DB2* databases to Microsoft SQL Server 7.0.
Along with ChangeDataMove, several other products from BMC Software will support
Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. The products include:
- PATROL Knowledge Module (KM) for Microsoft SQL Server: provides 24x7 availability
requirements for SQL Server users by monitoring and managing the SQL Server environment
for early detection and correction. The PATROL KM for SQL Server will be available
simultaneously with the release of Microsoft SQL Server 7.0.
- PATROL DB-Change Manager for Microsoft SQL Server: automates common database tasks
and provides a unique level of protection by analyzing the impact of changes before
implementing them. Structural changes can be propagated and managed across multiple SQL
Server systems supporting large enterprise deployments of Microsoft SQL Server.
- PATROL DB-Admin Knowledge Module for Microsoft SQL Server: tracks changes being
applied to multiple instances of SQL Server.
- PATROL SQL-Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server: enables DBAs and application
developers to identify, model and correct problematic SQL statements throughout the
application development and deployment life cycles.
- SQL-BackTrack for Microsoft SQL Server: automates, shortens and reduces errors
during backup windows and recoveries through true incremental backups, selective object
extraction recovery, remote administration and guided master database recovery.
In addition to these ASA solutions for
SQL Server, BMC Software provides ASA solutions, backed by customer support, for
mission-critical applications residing on SQL Server including BackOffice applications and
all the major ERP applications.
About BMC Software
BMC Software, Inc. is the industry leader in delivering Application Service Assurance
(ASA) solutions enterprise-level software and support that improves the
availability, performance and recovery of critical applications and data in complex
computing environments. BMC Software is the world's 12th largest independent software
vendor and a Forbes 500 company, with revenues exceeding $730 million in fiscal 1998. The
company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices worldwide. For more information,
please call 800 841-2031 or 713 918-8800.