An ISV asked me today about reading the SQL Server log for troubleshooting transactions. When I got back to my inbox, I saw this announcement from Red Gate.
“We are pleased to announce the second alpha of SQL Log Rescue – Undelete for SQL Server. SQL Log Rescue lets you View SQL Server transaction logs, Group and sort information in a high performance grid, View and recover deleted and modified data, Recover table drops, View large objects (e.g. ntext and binary columns), Search transactions, and View row history”