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Document SQL Server databases
Generate documentation in CHM, HTML, Word and PDF
Automate and schedule documentation unattended
Include graphical relationship and Data model diagrams
Document SSAS Multidimensional and Tabular models
Document SSIS Control flow and Data flow diagrams
Fully customize documentation output
Document SSRS reports in Native & SharePoint mode
Continuously document schema changes
Document Tableau servers
Document SSIS packages
Document SharePoint farms

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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Database schema snapshots

Build a continuous audit trail of all database schema changes through database schema snapshots

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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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Tableau server documentation

Generate Tableau Server and Tableau Online documentation

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SharePoint Server documentation

Generate documentation of all SharePoint farm and server configuration properties

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What’s new in ApexSQL Doc 2017 R5 – SharePoint documentation

This blog article shows a brief look at ApexSQL Doc 2017 R5 and its features

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

An introduction to ApexSQL Doc

This video gives a brief introduction to ApexSQL Doc

Automating SSIS package documentation

This video shows how to automate the documentation of SSIS packages from three different data sources with ApexSQL Doc

Automating SSAS cube database documentation

This video shows how to automate the documentation of SSAS cube databases using ApexSQL Doc

Automating SSRS report documentation

This video shows how to automate the documentation of SSRS items with ApexSQL Doc

ApexSQL Doc – Documenting Tableau server sites

This video shows how to set up the documentation process of Tableau server sites using ApexSQL Doc

ApexSQL Doc – Documenting SharePoint server farms

This video shows how to set up the documentation process of SharePoint server farms 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

ApexSQL Doc 2017 – Screen shot tour

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

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ApexSQL Redgate®
Community Standard Professional
SQL Server editions
      Express
      Standard
      Enterprise
Cloud
      Azure SQL Database
      SQL Server on Amazon RDS
Inputs
      Live database
      SharePoint Server
      SSAS cube
      SSIS package
      SSRS report
      Tableau server
Outputs
      CHM
      HTML
      PDF
      Word
Integration
      SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Features
      Extended property editor
      SQL Server level information 2018 R2
      Analysis services documentation
      Custom descriptions via extended properties
      Data model diagrams
      Database schema snapshot
      Documentation styles
      Graphical dependencies
      Integration services documentation
      Reporting services documentation
      SharePoint Server documentation
      SQL Server snapshot 2018 R2
      Tableau server documentation
Other
      Save project as batch file
      Command line interface
      Projects
Price
Free $299 $699 $369

ApexSQL Doc 2017.05

Redgate® SQL Doc 3.0.8


Comparison was conducted on July 27, 2017

Disclaimer: All product and company names are trademarks or registered® trademarks of their respective holders.
ApexSQL is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with other companies listed or any of their subsidiaries or affiliates

Roadmap

Support for SharePoint Server

Automatically create documentation containing all the farm configuration settings

SQL Server level information

Generate detailed SQL Server documentation

Snapshot SQL Server level properties

Create and document SQL Server snapshots with server level properties

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ApexSQL Doc 2017 R4 Released ApexSQL Doc 2017 R5 Released ApexSQL Doc 2017 R6 Released ApexSQL Doc 2018 R1 Q4 ApexSQL Doc 2018 R2 Q1
Data sources
SQL Server level information
Output
Role-based output
General
Snapshot SQL Server level properties
Support for Tableau server
Word, PDF
HTML, CHM
Support for SharePoint Server
Word, PDF
CLI support for SharePoint documentation
HTML, CHM
ApexSQL Doc 2017 R4 Released ApexSQL Doc 2017 R5 Released ApexSQL Doc 2017 R6 Released ApexSQL Doc 2018 R1 Q4 ApexSQL Doc 2018 R2 Q1

Testimonials

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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

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

Your ApexSQL Doc tool is fantastic. No one else comes close in that regard and your forward plans for it are very good.

Shaun Baggett

Canberra SQL Server User Group

Thank you so much for the updates in ApexSQL Doc, the application is working as per my requirements. The option to include or exclude computed columns from SQL database documentation is very helpful. Thanks again for the quick turnaround and update in ApexSQL Doc.

Rajesh Suresh

Sr.Manager of Production Support

Cenduit

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2-4

$239

5-9

$209

10-19

$179

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$699

2-4

$559

5-9

$489

10-19

$419

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