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SQL Server Source Control

This page provides additional information about the source control provided by dbForge Studio for SQL Server.

With dbForge Studio, you can seamlessly integrate source control into your database development process. It will take you just a few minutes to link an SQL database to one of the supported source control systems without having to break your workflow, and then you can enjoy all benefits of SQL database development in a source-controlled environment.

Support for all popular version control systems

You can link your databases to the following systems:

  • Subversion (SVN)
  • Team Foundation Server (including TFS Cloud)
  • Git (including GitHub)
  • Perforce (P4)
  • Mercurial
  • SourceGear Vault

Source-controlling a working folder

The tool allows to source-control an SQL database working folder with your version control system in the same way as you version-control other files.

Source Control Manager

Perform essential SQL version conrol tasks visually in a handy interface. In particular, the Source Control Manager allows you to:

  • Commit local changes to source control
  • Update working copy with the latest changes from source control
  • Resolve conflicts

Changes History

The tool includes the Changes History document functionality, that enables you to:

  • View changes history for the entire SQL database or for separate database objects.
  • View details of each commit, including revision ID, date, author and comments.
  • View list of objects that were modified in each commit.
  • View DDL differences for each object.
  • Compare revisions.