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Tracking the modifications of objects in a database

August 18, 2009 Leave a comment

As a DBA or a Database developer, it is important to track the modifications that happens on objects in a database and equally important to know the user modifying the objects using commands ( especially on a database on which every one has access ). It usually becomes tedious job writing T-SQL scripts for doing this. In SQL server 2005 or above there are  reports available to achieve this task in a finger snap.

follow these simple steps

1. Right click on the database for which you want to generate a report.

2. Click on Reports -> Standard Reports -> Schema Changes History

Report1

3.Thats it, The report is ready. You can now expand  each object to check the stats.

Report2

you can also export report to Excel or PDF for future reference.

Categories: Reports, SQL Server