ReadMe Last Published: July 19, 2022. Any updates to these notes will be available at www.idera.com/support/productdocuments.
Thank you for using IDERA DB Optimizer, an enterprise SQL development and optimization tool that gives database developers and administrators the perfect environment for building the best performing SQL code. This application easily identifies inefficient SQL code and boosts developer productivity by ensuring SQL is right before it becomes a problem in mission-critical applications. DB Optimizer also provides a rich SQL IDE with code completion, real-time error checking, code formatting and sophisticated object validation tools. Lastly, DB Optimizer provides advanced project and data source management tools.
What's New in DB Optimizer 18.2
DB PowerStudio 18.2 adds support for Snowflake in DBArtisan and Rapid SQL.
DB PowerStudio now supports the Microsoft Windows 11 operating system.
This release of DB PowerStudio includes updated support in DBArtisan and Rapid SQL for the following database platforms:
· DB2 LUW 11.5
· Sybase IQ 16.1
Updates trial licensing
This release of DB PowerStudio includes updated trial licensing support for DB Optimizer to limit the number of suggestions a user can submit.
Before installing IDERA DB Optimizer, verify that your environment meets the following requirements.
The following are the minimum hardware requirements:
DB Optimizer is supported on the following operating systems (32- and 64-bit):
Supported Cloud Platforms
DB Optimizer is supported on the following cloud platforms:
· Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
· Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM)
SQL execution and SQL tuning with DB Optimizer is supported on the following DBMS platforms and versions:
SQL profiling with DB Optimizer is supported on the following DBMS platforms and versions:
* For these databases, DB Optimizer supports a subset of this database version’s features/functions.
** Support for this version is nearing end of life and may not be available in subsequent DB Optimizer releases.
Note: DB Optimizer does not access the information, tables, or views licensed under Oracle's diagnostic pack.
The SQL Server sqlvariant data type is not currently supported by the Microsoft JDBC driver. If a query is used to retrieve data from a table that contains a column of the sqlvariant data type, an exception occurs. There are two workarounds to fix this issue:
· Use CAST to type cast the sqlvariant columns to the data type you want.
· Use the jTDS driver to connect.
For the most recent list of known issues and bug fixes in this release, see https://wiki.idera.com/display/DBO/Release+notes.
All IDERA products include a 14-day trial period. To continue using the product without interruption, we recommend that you license it as soon as possible. For information on licensing your product, refer to the Quick Start Guide. If you have not yet purchased this product, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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