SQLFacts is a comprehensive suite of 26 tools with awesome features. The toolkit includes plenty to love for everybody, with tools for SQL Server database development, database administration, and performance tuning.
All of them consist of T-SQL code, so nothing is hidden from users.
All the code can be reviewed to see how things are done.
All the code can be customized to suit various needs and situations.
None of the tools modify the server or databases in any way. They are strictly read-only.
The SQLFacts suite of tools requires the user to have VIEW SERVER STATE permission.
The SQLFacts suite of tools was created using the practical experience of more than 20 years of work as a SQL Server database developer and administrator. This collection of tools is new, but routines like these have proven extremely useful for SQL Server database engineering and performance tuning for a very long time. The suite of tools is also a great way to learn more about how SQL Server operates by observing how different actions affect various result sets.