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Yukon Management Tools: No Secrets

Written by Bill Graziano on 10 May 2004

In enhancing existing management tools and designing new ones for SQL Server 2005—formerly code-named Yukon—Microsoft's SQL Server Tools team followed two guiding principles: "no secrets" and integration. Euan Garden, product unit manager for SQL Server Tools for SQL Server 2005, tells SQL Server Magazine how his team relied on these principles to build database-management functions that are more transparent, more robust, and easier to use.