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Document SQL Server databases and SSIS packages
Generate documentation in CHM, HTML, Word, and PDF
Automate and schedule the documenting process
Display graphical relationship diagrams
Document SSAS Multidimensional and Tabular models
Document SSIS Control flow and Data flow diagrams
Fully customize the documentation output
Include Data model diagrams
Document SSRS reports from File System
Document SSRS reports in Native & SharePoint mode

Features

Multiple documentation formats

Generate documentation in CHM, HTML, DOC, DOCX, or PDF format

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Graphical dependencies

Include visualizations of object interdependencies in the generated document. Learn more

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Data model diagrams

Graphically display database tables and their relationships using standard Entity-relationship notation. Learn more

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SSAS database documentation

Document detailed SSAS Multidimensional and Tabular databases. Learn more

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SSIS package documentation

Detail both attached and detached SQL Server Integration Services packages. Learn more

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SSIS package diagrams

Document SQL Server Integration Services package Control flow and Data flow diagrams

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SSRS report documentation

Document SQL Server Reporting Services items from file system, Native web and SharePoint service. Learn more

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Unattended execution

Easily schedule generate documentation through the CLI unattended. Learn more

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Self-documenting SQL objects

Include custom descriptions derived from extended properties that you can edit from within the tool itself. Learn more

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Customizable processing

Document or ignore specific SQL database or object attributes. Learn more

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Custom styles

Layout documentation using the popular styles e.g. Metro or quickly create your own. Learn more

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Personalized documentation

Fully customize the documentation with different styles, custom text, and graphics. Learn more

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SQL syntax highlighting

Display fully colorized SQL

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Powerful filter

Selectively limit which objects will be documented

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Transparent decryption

Seamlessly document encrypted SQL objects

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SQL Server Management Studio add-in integration

Create documentation directly from SQL Server Management Studio

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Save project as batch file

Create executable batch files with existing project options. Learn more

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Advantages of ApexSQL Doc

This article covers some key/unique features and advantages of ApexSQL Doc

Document SQL databases automatically

In this article, you can learn how to automate the process of SQL database documentation, using ApexSQL Doc

How to automate SSAS database documentation

In this article, you can learn how to automate the process of SSAS database documentation, using ApexSQL Doc

How to create SSIS package documentation

This article explains how to document SSIS packages by using ApexSQL Doc

How to document SSIS package control flow

This article explains how to include the documentation of SSIS Control flow diagrams in your SSIS documentation

How to document SSIS package data flow

This article explains how to include the documentation of SSIS Data flow diagrams in your SSIS documentation

Setting up SSAS database documentation

This article explains how to set up the SSAS database documentation process using ApexSQL Doc

Setting up SQL database documentation

This article explains how to set up the SQL database documentation process using ApexSQL Doc

SQL Server reporting services (SSRS) documentation

This article explains how to set up the SSRS items documentation process using ApexSQL Doc

Testimonials

You'll be happy to know that I purchased a copy of ApexSQL Doc, and I'm very pleased with it. There is a company called [name deleted] that makes a similar product but I'm afraid that their product is inferior to yours

Jeff Hagen

Director of Internet Development

TreeHouse Interactive

Let me congratulate ApexSQL on a pretty amazing tool (ApexSQL Doc). I have been hired to review 51 databases over 9 servers, and subsequently migrate some of them to a new server. The client has no documentation, so the first step was to document what lived where. After a brief search, I found this tool. It has saved me at least a WEEK of work. Which is sad because those were billable hours ;)

Michael Conroy

President

Trinity Logic LLC

I have been using the ApexSQL Doc tool for more than a week and I have to say it's fantastic. The output is well thought out and I appreciate the effort that you all put into it

Pharmacy Consultant

National Institutes of Health

I installed the upgrade and ran the software. I was able to document our database in about 30 minutes where before it took about 8 hours. So I experienced a much better speed improvement over the six times faster time you are advertising. The process was less resource intensive also. Good job

James Rickaway

Omnicell, Inc.

I'm impressed of the speed increase in creating database documentation with the new version. Congratulations, you have done a good job

Gabriele Marchetti

MCSA, MCSE MCDBA, MCTS and MCITP Database Administrator (SQL Server 2005)

Associate Director

Projects and Reporting

Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd.

Hey thanks for the quick response. This tool is awesome

Curtis Potts

Chief Technical Officer

Focus Systems Inc

In my opinion ApexSQL Doc is by far and away the best SQL Server documentation tool available!

Peter Ward

Chief Technical Architect

WARDY IT Solutions

I downloaded the Beta version of ApexSQL Doc and I was really surprised of the performance. It's really much faster than the last version

Michaele Notari

IT Project Leader

Tupperware TEAM MBS

Among all the tools I’ve tried, ApexSQL Doc is the best!

Goran Yordanov

SQL Developer

Xogito Group

Compare

ApexSQL Redgate®
Community Standard Professional
SQL Server editions
      Express
      Standard
      Enterprise
Cloud
      Azure SQL Database
      SQL Server on Amazon RDS
Inputs
      Live database
      SSAS cube
      SSIS package
      SSRS report
Outputs
      CHM
      HTML
      PDF
      Word
Integration
      SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Features
      Extended property editor
      XML comments (custom tags)
      Analysis services documentation
      Custom descriptions via extended properties
      Data model diagrams
      Documentation styles
      Graphical dependencies
      Integration services documentation
      Reporting services documentation
Other
      Command line interface
      Projects
Price
Free $299 $699 $369

ApexSQL Doc 2016.05

Redgate® SQL Doc 3.0.8


Comparison was conducted on October 20, 2016

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Roadmap

Snapshots

Build a continuous audit trail of all Database schema, SQL Server level properties, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS changes through snapshots

New GUI themes

Three new GUI themes: White, Colorful and Dark

SQL Server level information

Generate detailed SQL Server documentation

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ApexSQL Doc 2016 R5 Released ApexSQL Doc 2017 R1 Q4 ApexSQL Doc 2017 R2 Q1 ApexSQL Doc 2017 R3 Q1
Data sources
SSAS tabular databases written in TMSL
SQL Server level information
Output
Role-based output
General
Save project as batch file feature
Snapshots
Database schema
SQL Server level properties
SSAS, SSIS and SSRS
GUI
Three new GUI themes:
White
Colorful
Dark
ApexSQL Doc 2016 R5 Released ApexSQL Doc 2017 R1 Q4 ApexSQL Doc 2017 R2 Q1 ApexSQL Doc 2017 R3 Q1

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