Audit DML queries in SQL 2008 Standard edition

We have SQL Server Standard 2008 64-bit installed on a standalone 2008 Server machine. This license came with our SBS 2008 server.

I need to capture DML statements that run against one of our databases -- so Update, Delete, and Insert queries. I have read that Auditing is a part of the Enterprise edition, but not our Standard version. Is there anything I can do? This is a production database with about 35 users.
pixelchefAsked:
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itsdivyaksConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can use Sql Server Profiler to monitor the queries run on the database
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pixelchefAuthor Commented:
I was reading about that. It sounded like it would cause a serious problem with performance. If you think it won't cause a problem, can you tell me what I need to do to set that up?
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itsdivyaksCommented:
I am not really sure about performance. I did that on my production db long back but ours was not used by many people then.

You can go the SQL Server Management Studio and Tools and SQL Server Profiler and login to that. Then you can start a trace by giving using appropriate Event sections of your interest to filter the data and RUN it. You can pause/stop the trace using the butons on the menu.
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pixelchefAuthor Commented:
Ok I'll leave this open for a few more days in case anyone else has any other ideas for auditing in general, or SQL Profiler specifically.
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pixelchefAuthor Commented:
I will look up instructions on using the SQL Profiler.
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