Documenting a Microsoft SQL Server database

October 3, 2007

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This article describes how to document your Microsoft SQL Server database. The principles are similar for all versions of SQL Server, although SQL Server 2005 and above contain a number of neat enhancements to database documentation capabilities. The article includes database naming conventions, adding object descriptions, documenting stored procedures, and how to create technical documentation for your SQL Server databases.

Much of this article can also apply equally to other relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft Access and PostgreSQL.

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