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Create executable installation packages
Deploy databases directly from SQL source control
Consolidate multiple SQL scripts
Build databases from scripts, source control, etc
Ensure error free deployments
Preview the script impact by action or SQL object


Source control integration

Build and upgrade SQL databases directly from source control including Git, Mercurial, Perforce, Subversion, and Team Foundation Server. Learn more

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Database installers

Deploy SQL databases in a single click using executable installers

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Build packages

Deploy SQL databases across remove environments using C# projects / .NET executables. Learn more

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Deployment scripts

Combine multiple objects scripts into a single deployment or upgrade SQL script

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Accurate dependencies

Recognize all objects interdependencies; even the ones SQL Server itself fails to identify. Learn more

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Customizable properties

Provide properties for the newly deployed database

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Custom script support

Augment the deployment package with your own post deployment script. Learn more

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Transparent decryption

Create or update databases containing encrypted objects

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Customizable builds

Deploy some, most or all of your objects. Learn more

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How to customize the SQL Server database objects to be deployed in a database build process

This article describes how to prepare a detailed object analysis for building a database or for a database update deployment, how to customize the SQL database objects and include dependent objects automatically

How to build a SQL database from source control without dependency problems

This article describes how to use ApexSQL Build to make sure there aren't any dependency problems when deploying a SQL server database from source control

How to create a SQL build script from the source control repository

This article describes how to create a database from a specific version of DDL scripts stored in a source control system, using ApexSQL Build

How to consolidate multiple SQL scripts into a single SQL script

This article describes how to use ApexSQL Build and its Consolidate scripts feature to combine multiple SQL scripts into a single SQL script in a very simple way

How to re-order scripts to avoid dependency based errors

This article provides details on how to execute the object scripts in a correct order, to avoid dependency based errors

ApexSQL Build 2016 – Screen shot tour

This article represents a screen shot tour of ApexSQL Build features with a brief description

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ApexSQL Build Redgate® SQL Packager
      Live database
      SQL Express database
      SQL Azure database
      Direct database execution
      Database installer packages (e.g. Executable installer, C# solution)
      T-SQL deployment script
      Individual script file
      Proprietary schema snapshot
      Scripts folder
      Source control project or label
      Direct database comparison result
      Post deployment scripts
      Command Line Interface
      Source control label support
Use cases
      Create database installers for remote updates
      Consolidation of multiple scripts
      Refactoring existing scripts for execution order
$399 retired

ApexSQL Build 2016.02

Redgate® SQL Packager 7

Comparison was conducted on March 13, 2017

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