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Dynamically explore and document all your database object dependencies

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Introduction to SQL Dependency Tracker

SQL Dependency Tracker allows you to dynamically explore and document all your database object dependencies, using a range of graphical layouts.

SQL Dependency Tracker integrates with SQL Server Management Studio, so you can explore a database by right-clicking in the Object Explorer.

Key features

Choose a database to analyze

Generate a dependency diagram

Use the diagram to analyze dependencies

Optionally, export the diagram

Track dependencies from within SSMS


  • Quickly understand the database by graphically tracking database object dependencies
  • Rapidly document database dependencies for archiving, reporting, version control, and auditing
  • Quickly visualize areas of complexity with dependency diagrams and a text-based dependency checker
  • Track dependencies between several related databases in the same diagram and project
  • Find potential orphans with no dependencies on other objects, to help clean up a database
  • Visualize dependencies from within SSMS, by right-clicking in the Object Explorer
  • Search, sort, and filter objects
  • Include or hide constraints, system objects, and filegroup dependencies
  • Show the source SQL scripts for objects
  • Analyze the impact of changes as objects are added automatically
  • Print directly from the diagram or export as PDF
  • Export XML definitions of dependencies for offline processing
  • Load/save diagrams as projects to use offline
  • Proprietary dependency engine, independent of the SQL Server sysdepends table

Part of our Database DevOps solution

Redgate’s Database DevOps solution lets you extend your DevOps practices to SQL Server databases so that you can optimize productivity, agility, and performance across the full database lifecycle and become a truly high performing IT organization.

From safely making a change in development through to monitoring its impact in production, Redgate is with you every step of the way. We give you the tools and insight you need to optimize your development processes, so you can keep your team moving, keep adding value, and keep your data safe.

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