What is this?
A Windows Service that will test if your SQL Server is up and running and writes the status to the Windows Eventlog

What else does it to?
Sending regular connection requests to a SQL Server may prevent intermittent timeout when connecting to the SQL Server from other applications. This is very common when SQL Server is running in a Hyper-V environment or a cluster.

How do I install it?
Simply click the installation package and go

Yes, I wrote some stuff how to use and configure this tool, see https://sqlserverkeepalive.codeplex.com/documentation

Last edited Aug 23, 2012 at 6:46 PM by EricHerlitz, version 4