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Toad for SQL Server

Easily Manage More SQL Server Databases and Automate Repetitive Tasks

Toad™ for SQL Server complements Microsoft’s toolset and maximizes productivity, empowering users to proactively manage large numbers of databases. It streamlines and simplifies change management, automates repetitive tasks, accelerates issue resolution, and helps ensure the highest levels of code quality, performance, and maintainability. Plus, it significantly improves the SQL Server learning experience.


Compare and synchronize—Lets you compare and synchronize servers, schemas, and data to track change or easily migrate a database between production test and development environments

Group execute—Executes scripts and code snippets against multiple servers and instances

Log Reader management—Rolls back transactions in the transaction log without the need to restore from a backup

SQL optimization—Enables performance tuning with automated SQL scan, optimization, index optimization, and benchmarking; no other tool offers the level of performance tuning that is available in Toad Xpert

T-SQL editing—Toad makes SQL coding  easy with advanced code complete, code snippets, and SQL recall; this reduces the T-SQL learning curve, introduces consistency, and helps deliver high-quality code

SQL Server job manager—Provides a simple visual display of all running jobs on multiple databases against a calendar backdrop, making it easy to avoid resource contention caused by job conflicts

Report generation and documentation—Lets you create customized reports for administration and development and export those reports in flexible formats including .xls, XML, .doc and .pdf

Object search—Allows you to search for text in database objects, e.g., column names and SQL code and helps you rapidly locate code to quickly assess the impact of renaming or code changes

Free high-quality performance health checks—Benchmarks against average performance across the community

Project management—Lets you save and reuse powerful features for object management, SQL, and T-SQL coding

Security management—Builds and executes security-related scripts against multiple servers to create, manage, and even replicate security for all users

Query builder—Helps you access key data quickly; includes built-in report and pivot functionality, which allows for in-place analysis and single-click export to an Excel instance, so DBAs and analysts can easily export to their favorite tools

Complete suite—Provides a comprehensive, end-to-end toolset, from development through production administration, as well as integration with Spotlight® for performance diagnostics (Learn More)

Consistent toolset across database platforms—Minimizes the learning curve across multiple platforms with a similar look and feel while providing deep functional expertise for the nuances of each platform (Learn More)


Sys Reqs

Client requirements

  • 600 MHz
  • 512 MB
Hard disk space
  • 104 MB
Operating system
  • Windows Server® 2003
  • Windows® XP (32-Bit or 64-Bit)
  • Windows Vista® (32-Bit or 64-Bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-Bit or 64-Bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-Bit or 64-Bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-Bit or 64-Bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2(64-Bit only)
.NET Framework4.0
Additional requirementsMicrosoft® Internet Explorer® 6.0 or later
Database server
  • Limited support of SQL Server 2000 (Service Pack 3 or later)
  • SQL Server® 2005 (Service Pack 2 or later)
  • SQL Server 2008
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • SQL Server 2012 ("including Express" applies to SS 2005-2012)
Cloud database servicesSQL Azure®

Detailed requirements

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