September 08, 2010 11:26 ET

Idera SQL doctor Beta Now Open

Revolutionary New Product Analyzes SQL Server Performance, Provides Instant Best Practice Recommendations to Resolve Problems

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 8, 2010) -  Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SQL Server management and administration solutions, today announced the public beta of Idera SQL doctor™ 1.1. SQL doctor is a revolutionary new tool for database administrators (DBAs) and database developers that collects SQL Server configuration and run-time information, analyzes the results, pinpoints problems, and provides immediate prioritized recommendations to resolve identified SQL Server performance problems.

OSQL Server DBAs and developers are under intense pressure to maintain the highest levels of database and application performance. Diagnosing and resolving performance issues can often be an overwhelming and time-consuming task. Idera SQL doctor beta provides the following benefits:

  • Optimizes SQL Server performance - Provides easy to understand performance and tuning recommendations including index usage, T-SQL syntax enhancements, configuration changes, etc.
  • Improves DBA productivity - Eliminates lengthy discovery and diagnosis activities, enabling DBAs to focus on more important tasks -- like actually fixing the problem!
  • Maintains SQL Server performance - Performs both real-time and scheduled health checkups ensuring SQL Server stays in tip-top shape!

"SQL doctor quickly identified and solved several SQL Server problems for us!" said Earl Longoria, Director IT at Money Management International. "This tool is an invaluable time saver for both novice and expert DBAs alike. It really helps pinpoint and fix problems faster."

"SQL doctor provides a built-in knowledge base of performance best practices to help DBAs and developers quickly remedy a poorly performing server," said Heather Sullivan, Director of SQL Server Solutions at Idera. "We're passionate about building products based on real-world input and look forward to receiving feedback from the beta-tester community."

About the Idera SQL doctor beta program
The public beta program is now open and all SQL Server DBAs and developers are invited to download SQL doctor for an extended trial and provide feedback at To participate in the public beta, go to

About the Idera SQL doctor Development Blog
The SQL doctor Development Blog is for SQL doctor users who want a deeper understanding of the performance recommendations given by SQL doctor. On the blog, SQL doctor developers will be discussing various technical details that extend beyond what would normally be covered by product documentation. Many of the blog posts will focus on a specific recommendation and will explore the rationale behind the recommendations and their benefit to the DBA. The blog can be found at

About Idera
Idera provides tools for Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint and PowerShell management and administration. Our products provide solutions for performance monitoring, backup and recovery, security and auditing and PowerShell scripting. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera is a Microsoft Gold Partner and has over 7,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. Idera and SQL doctor are trademarks or registered trademarks of BBS Technologies, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Contact Information

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    Carrie Ward
    PR for Idera
    +1 832-407-5347
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