Builder for SQL Server - Release History

September 30, 2022
  • Supports SQL Server 2022 and the latest features on Azure Databases.
  • Includes the new SQL Server permissions, including the more granular UNMASK permission on schemas, tables and table columns.
  • Includes the new XML_COMPRESSION clause on tables, primary keys and unique constraints, relational and xml indexes.
  • Includes the new ORDER clause on clustered columnstore indexes.
December 12, 2019
  • Adds support for Azure Active Directory Authentication.
  • Supports the new graph structure, such as the node and the edge tables, introduced on SQL Server 2017, and the edge constraints, introduced on SQL Server 2019.
  • Provides new assembly option to comply with the SQL Server 2017 strict assembly policy.
  • Adds a new mapping option, by columns, for the unique constraints; the same options is extended to check constraints on multiple columns.
  • Includes some minor fixes.
September 23, 2019
  • Adds support for SQL Server 2019 and the new features on Azure SQL Database.
  • Fixes an issue related to databases created from snapshot streams.
  • Includes some other minor fixes.
January 11, 2019
  • Adds support for SQL 2017
  • Improves the licensing component
  • Includes other improvements and minor fixes
March 15, 2017
  • Fixes an issue with the builder library strong-signing.
  • Fixes an issue with the SQL Server discovery.
  • Includes the latest schema compare api.
August 18, 2016
  • Supports the new SQL Server 2016
  • Supports the latest features on Azure v12
  • Close to twenty new schema comparison options
  • Improved error logging during package build and execution
New xSQL Builder version 9 with full support for SQL Server 2016 and Azure v12.
October 27, 2015
  • Adds supports for Microsoft Azure databases v11 & v12.
  • Introduces a new comparison option that refreshes referencing views on table rebuild.
  • Fixes an issue with the TEXTIMAGE filegroup, which triggered unnecessary differences between tables.
  • Fixes an issue with the collation of columns based on a user-defined data type. The collation difference is ignored when columns of this type are compared.
New version 7 with Microsoft Azure support
January 19, 2015
  • Fixes an issue with table dependencies.
May 02, 2014
  • Fixes an issue with the user-interface and the command line on a 64-bit Windows
  • Includes some minor user-interface improvements
version 5.0
April 08, 2014
  • Adds support for Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • Includes the new schema compare entity filters
  • Supports the new filegroup mapping feature
  • Fixes a small issue with a T-SQL script that contains extended characters
New xSQL Builder version 5 with SQL 2014 support:
August 07, 2013
  • Contains corrections related to some specific data type conversion, such as varchar(max) to image, char/varchar to float/real
  • Fixes an issue related to dependencies between a full-text index and the unique key/index associated with it
  • Fixes an issue related to parsing of SQL Server multi-line comments in the object definition
  • Contains some additional enhancemenets included in the latest build of the API schema compare
April 29, 2013
  • Includes that latest fixes of schema compare api.
  • Adds support for subscription license.
March 29, 2013
  • Fixes a synchronization issue when the target database is in a single-user mode
  • Contains some minor fixes in the schema comparison API.
February 21, 2013
  • Contains all the performance improvements introduced in the Schema Compare API v4
  • Supports a new and optimized snapshot definition
  • Adds full support for SQL Server 2005, 2008/R2, 2012
  • Includes a new C# template built for VS.NET 2010
  • Introduces a new module for generating executable package via the command line
  • Contains many UI improvements and bug fixes
A new version of xSQL Builder that incorporates the latest Schema Compare API for SQL Server:
version 3.0
May 19, 2009
  • Support for SQL Server 2008 added
  • Added support for new data types, change tracking, data compression, spatial indexes etc.
  • Performance improvements and bug fixes
xSQL Builder V3
version 2.0
October 06, 2008
  • Updated to work on the new SDK
  • Performance improvements and bug fixzes
xSQL Builder V2
version 1.0
September 01, 2007
  • Generate self contained executable ready for deployment
  • Deploy same executable to multiple clients by simply overriding the connection string parameters at the time of execution
  • Customizable c# code templates allow you to tweak the deployment scenario to fit your needs
  • Built in email notfication mechanism let's you know how the deployment to the client site went
  • Both, target database exists (needs to be upgraded) and target database does not exist scenarios handled
xSQL Builder V1 - deploy SQL Server databases with ease