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Dave Pendleton



Joined: 19 Aug 2007
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Location: St. Paul, MN

PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:19 am    Post subject: Nice job Reply with quote

But, what good is a single server version?

If I want to execute scripts on a single server, I'll use Query Analyzer or Management Studio...

Come on guys, entry level should support 2 servers -- at least.
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HJoyce



Joined: 10 Oct 2005
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:55 am    Post subject: Re: Nice job Reply with quote

Thank you for your post, Dave.

The free 14-day trial enables you to run scripts against an unlimited number of servers in one go. If you go on to purchase SQL Multi Script, you will receive a serial number to activate the product according to the number of licenses specified at the time of purchase.


Although a 1-server license will not enable you to execute scripts against more than a single server at a time, it does mean that you can run multiple scripts against any number of databases on multiple instances on any one server at any one time. You can also aggregate result sets returned from the multiple databases. This functionality is more powerful and will save you more time than the process you go through using Query Analyzer or Management Studio for the same task. I think the real benefit for DBAs with SQL Multi Script is that executing scripts against multiple databases (and/or multiple servers) can be completed with one button click and from just one interface.

If you have a 1-user SQL Toolbelt, you are automatically offered a 1-server license of SQL Multi Script. Its easy to upgrade or purchase multi-server licenses simply contact sales[at]red-gate.com (phone: 1 866 733 4283 (toll free USA and Canada) or +44 (0)870 160 0037 (rest of the world)) for further information.


I hope this helps with your question, Dave. Please do get in touch again if we can be of any further help.


Kind regards,

Helen
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Dave Pendleton



Joined: 19 Aug 2007
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Location: St. Paul, MN

PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do have a 1-user SQL Toolbelt, and I've registered my copy of Multi Script.

I see your point about multiple instances on one server. I think the real value of this is being able to run scripts across multiple servers.

Frankly, I don't see this one going anywhere.

Sure, you'll sell a copy with each toolbelt, but paying (even) more for additional servers for what amounts to a enhanced Query Analyzer/Management Studio tool isn't going to endear this to too many folks.

On the other hand, if you would have released this without that restriction, this could have become another classic.

Oh well.
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HJoyce



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 3:15 pm    Post subject: Upgrade to 1.1 to get a better SQL Multi Script license Reply with quote

If you upgrade to version 1.1 (using Check for updates from the help menu) as a toolbelt user you will be upgraded to a SQL Multi Script Unlimited Server license. You will be prompted automatically to reactivate.

Let me know if there are any problems.
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Dave Pendleton



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 5:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A first class decision by you RG folks.

Thank you. Very Happy
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