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Are there any free clients that interface with a Microsoft SQL Server located on a remote server?

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What do you mean "client"? – joeqwerty Jul 19 '11 at 17:37
@joeqwerty, GUI interface. – Petey B Jul 19 '11 at 21:59
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Use the free product from Microsoft: SQL-Server Management Studio Express

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Every windows has a driver and then there is the some open source library talking the wire level protocol.

All those are, from a SQL Server's point of view, clients.

One level higher you have TONS of programming langauges that can handle databases.

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Yeah I'm using C# to interface with the database, no problems there, just wanted a little visual GUI to take a look at table structure and what not. – Petey B Jul 19 '11 at 22:00

Look for a product called "Toad". I believe they have a free version. It also supports multiple platforms as well.

I don't use it myself, as I only have to manage one platform. However, I have seen numerous cow-orkers using it and they had good things to say about it.

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Will check it out, thanks – Petey B Jul 28 '11 at 14:59

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