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Features Matrix

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New state-of-the-art graphical user interface
The possibility to choose different visual schemes
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Well-described Wizard System
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User-friendly Database Explorer for easy management of all DB2 objects
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Windows Toolbar to switch between windows easily, like in Windows Task Bar
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Navigation bars and hot keys in most of the windows
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Ability to save all program settings
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Customizable toolbars for all program windows
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Fully customizable program interface
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Powerful visual options module
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Localizable program interface
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Easy management of all DB2 objects (including create / edit / drop operations)
Managing database schemas
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Managing tables and all their subobjects: fields, primary, unique and foreign keys, indexes, triggers, and check constraints
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Managing views and all their subobjects: fields and triggers
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Managing materialized query tables
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Managing procedures, functions, sequences and packages
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Managing user-defined types and structure types
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Managing nicknames and aliases
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Managing users, groups and user mappings
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Managing tablespaces, buffer pools and partition groups
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Managing packages
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Managing global variables
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Managing event monitors
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Managing servers and wrappers
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Duplicating database objects
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Viewing dependencies between database objects
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Rapid database management and navigation
Multiple database connections
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up to 5
Registering selected databases to work with
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Projects to work with the selected database objects only
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Multiple user-defined tabs for any tree object to access it in one-click
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Working with multiple selected objects at a time
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Grouping / Ungrouping registered databases by node name
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Advanced data manipulation tools
Unicode support
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Powerful BLOB viewer/editor with several types of viewing BLOB data: simple text, RTF text, sequence of hexadecimal values, image, HTML page, XML document
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Exporting data to SQL script as INSERT statement
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Plenty of useful tools such as data grouping, fast search and filtering
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Multi-level master-detail view to work with several linked tables at the same time
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Table and card views to see data the way you like
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Ability to copy and paste selected records
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Ability to continue working with SQL Manager while data are being fetched from the DB2 server
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A fetching process taking too long to execute can be aborted
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Effective security management
Grant manager displaying all database object grants in the form of a grid
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Easy management of database users, groups and user mappings
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Support of LBAC (Label Based Access Control)
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Possibility to work with private contexts, security policies, audit policies and roles
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Excellent visual and text tools for query building
Multiple SQL Editors of the Visual Studio 2005 kind with Code Folding, UNICODE support, code completion, syntax highlight and other useful features
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Visual query builder allows you to build complicated queries without any knowledge of SQL syntax
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Large script execution (SQL script editor) with UNICODE support
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Ability to view query plan as diagram
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SQL Formatter (available from SQL Editor context menu)
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Favorite Queries (save and use your frequently used queries easily)
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Ability to continue working with SQL Manager while a query is being executed in SQL Editor or Query Builder
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A query taking too long to execute in SQL Editor or Query Builder can be aborted
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Impressive data export and import capabilities
Exporting data to most popular formats: MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, HTML, PDF, TXT, CSV, DBF, XML, ODF, etc.
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Importing data from MS Excel, MS Access, DBF, XML, ODF, TXT and CSV
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Background mode execution makes it possible to continue working with SQL Manager while an import or export process is being performed
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Report designer with a clear in use report construction wizard
Managing reports the same way as if they were database objects: accessing reports directly through DB Explorer tree
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Create Report Wizard allows you to create simple reports in a few clicks
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Easy-to-use wizards for running DB2 services
Backing up and restoring database
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Rollforward of database
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Stopping, starting database manager
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Restarting database
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Quiescing and unquiescing database
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Reorganizing database tables and indexes
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Running database statistics
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Support of DB2 server tools: IMPORT, EXPORT, MOVE, LOAD
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Background mode execution makes it possible to continue working with SQL Manager while any of DB2 services is being performed
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Ping database
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Most of DB2 server versions support
Support of DB2 LUW servers from 8.1 to 9.7
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Powerful Visual Database Designer
Two diagram notations (IDEF1x and IE)
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Useful diagram navigation tool
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Reverse engineering
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Several pages in one diagram to divide the diagram into different subject areas
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Ability to create/edit/drop database objects, visually set links between them
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Virtual objects such as comments and virtual relationship
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Saving as image or printing database diagram
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A lot of visual personalization options
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Working with projects. Ability to create databases even without connecting to the server
Creating projects - virtual set of locally stored database objects
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Editing, adding and deleting project objects
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Working with projects in Visual Database Designer (VDBD)
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Creating scripts generated by comparing the project structure with the actual database
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Fast publication of the project either to an existing or newly created database
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Ability to duplicate project objects and to add actual databases objects to the project
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Uploading and printing project metadata
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Generating HTML reports of the project
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Other useful tools to make your work with DB2 server as easy as it can be
Extracting metadata into text files or SQL Script Editor
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Powerful print metadata module to create customizable metadata reports
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Report designer for building powerful reports visually
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SQL Monitor
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HTML Report wizard to create a detailed HTML report of your database quickly
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Dependency tree tool allows to view dependencies between database objects
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Active database connections Monitor
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Support of Team Development
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Create Tag Wizard to remember the current database state
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Check Repository Wizard reveals differences between a database and its description in the repository
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Get Change Script Wizard allows you to get a script removing differences between two database states
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History of changes made to a database or an object
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CLP console
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Database Comparer Wizard
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...and other useful features
Keyboard templates
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External Tools editor
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To-do list
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