Extended Database Assistance (EDA), is a term that encompasses Read Only Database Assistance (RODBA), and is a benefit of the Advantage Professional and Advantage Priority Maintenance Plans

Note: RODBA is not available in the Blackbaud Hosting Services environment.

What is RODBA:

  • RODBA provides back-end access for SQL Server databases and support resources for SQL Server Standard and Enterprise Editions. It is available for The Raiser's Edge, The Financial Edge, and Education Edge.

EDA benefits include:

  • Access to User Guides
  • Customer Support resources
  • Extra tools within the database
  • Access to SQL databases
Access to RODBA depends on the product version and your organization's maintenance plan: