SDU Tools: Execute a T-SQL command in each SQL Server database

I regularly run into situations where I need to execute a T-SQL command in each database on a server. The built-in Microsoft method is to call the unsupported sp_MSforeachdb, and there have been other methods over the years. None of them really worked the way that I wanted them to, so in our free SDU Tools for developers and DBAs, we added a tool that does just that. It's called ExecuteCommandInEachDB.

It takes the following parameters:

@DatabasesToInclude nvarchar(max) – this is a comma-delimited list of databases or the value 'ALL'
@IncludeSystemDatabases bit – Should system databases be included? (Most of the time, for me, they aren't)
@CommandToExecute nvarchar(max) – the T-SQL command to execute (default is SELECT DB_NAME(), @@VERSION;)

Find out more

You can see it in action in the main image above, and in the video here:

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