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Introduction to SQL Toolbelt Essentials

SQL Toolbelt Essentials helps you and your teams reduce manual, time-consuming work and increase productivity.

It's the set of industry-standard tools built by SQL Server industry leaders to standardize SQL development across organizations.

You'll save time, increase code quality, and gain greater confidence in more frequent releases.

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Toolbelt Essentials helps your teams work with SQL Server

Code effortlessly with SQL Prompt, our SQL development tool for autocompletion and intellisense

Double your team's productivity

Write SQL over 50% faster with SQL Prompt's SQL snippets, auto code completion, and suggestions.

Slash time spent on code reviews by fixing errors with autofixes, and generating high quality, error-free code so you can spend time on the work that makes a difference.


Share formatting styles and snippets across teams using the Redgate Platform to ensure code remains high quality and consistent across your organization.

Standardizing team-based development

Share formatting styles and snippets across teams using the Redgate Platform to ensure code remains high quality and consistent across your organization.

Boost collaboration by sharing changes with the rest of your team using SQL Source Control. View a full history of changes, including who changed what, when, and why.


Standardizing code across your organization is easy with features that let you run code analysis on your entire code base and apply formatting changes and autofixes in bulk.

High quality code as standard

Standardizing code across your organization is easy with features that let you run code analysis on your entire code base and apply formatting changes and autofixes in bulk.

Improve the quality of new code while easily bringing legacy code up to standard. And let consistent styles across teams simplify and speed up everyday tasks like code reviews.


Compare and sync databases with SQL Compare and SQL Data Compare. Set up comparisons in seconds and specify the changes you want to deploy.

Explore, document, and query your database

Search all your tables, views, stored procedures, functions, views, and jobs, with SQL Search.

Document all your objects automatically, with SQL Doc.

Fetch data from or make changes to 100s of databases at the same time, with SQL Multi Script.

See the impact of your changes and catch orphaned objects with SQL Dependency Tracker.

One toolbelt for an end-to-end workflow

The tools in the Toolbelt Essentials work together as part of an end-to-end process to simplify your workflow. By supporting database development best practices it paves the way to automation.

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Save time, increase code quality, and gain greater confidence in more frequent releases.

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Good for teams and team leads

Levelling up your whole team to produce higher quality code is good for your team, and good for team leaders. Reduce errors and improve consistency with standardized styles and snippets, building your team's confidence in every release.

With best practices and guidelines embedded into your team's workflow, Team Leaders can onboard new members seamlessly without wasting time on documentation.

Reducing your team's time spent on manual work and code reviews lets them more spend time on valuable (and more rewarding) work.

Collaboration across teams becomes seamless with improved visibility of changes in source control, and the ability to share formatting styles and snippets in the cloud.

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Ten essential SQL Server tools for releases and productivity

SQL Compare Pro

SQL Compare is the industry standard for comparing and releasing SQL Server database schemas quickly and accurately.

71% of the Fortune 100 use SQL Compare to compare SQL Server databases – because its relentlessly tested, easy to use, creates flawless deployment scripts, and saves time.

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How to compare and synchronize SQL Server schemas with SQL Compare (2:47)

SQL Data Compare Pro

SQL Data Compare is the industry-standard tool for comparing and deploying SQL Server database contents.

You can work with live databases, backups, or SQL scripts in source control. Damaged or missing data can be restored to a single row, without the need for a full database recovery.

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SQL Source Control

Version control schemas and reference data, roll back changes, and maintain the referential integrity of your database.

And because it works with the tools you already use, it's an easy setup.

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An intro to SQL Source Control with SQL Server MVP Steve Jones

SQL Prompt

An add-in for SQL Server Management Studio and Visual Studio, SQL Prompt strips away the repetition of coding.

As well as autocompleting your code, SQL Prompt takes care of formatting, object renaming, and other distractions, so you can concentrate on how the code actually works.

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SQL Prompt - a short introduction (4:14)

SQL Data Generator

SQL Data Generator is a fast, simple tool for generating realistic test data.

It can instantly provide generators based on table and column names, field length, data types, and other existing constraints. They can be customized to meet your requirements.

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SQL Doc

Document your databases automatically. Create documents as HTML, PDF, Microsoft Word, or Compiled HTML Help files.

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SQL Test

If you want to do SQL Server unit testing in T-SQL, and run it as part of your automated builds, SQL Test is the place to start.

It's simple to set up, you don't need extra tools, and you don't need to learn new technologies.

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Clicking Run Tests in the SQL Test drop-down menu inside SQL Server Management Studio

SQL Multi Script

Run multiple scripts on multiple servers with just one click

SQL Multi Script lets you execute multiple scripts against multiple SQL Servers quickly and easily

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SQL Dependency Tracker

Visualize complex databases simply

Dynamically explore and document all your database object dependencies

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SQL Search


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