Enhance your SQL Server database operations by improving productivity and performance. With more SQL Server databases to manage than ever, it’s hard to perform all your administration tasks effectively while staying on top of database performance. But what if you had an easier way to do both?With Toad® for SQL Server, you get extensive automation, intuitive workflows and built-in expertise to maximize productivity and reduce risk. This comprehensive toolset complements Microsoft tools by solving key SQL Server challenges, so you can proactively manage many databases. You’ll easily resolve issues, manage change and promote the highest levels of code quality, performance and scalability with Toad® for SQL Server.
Before installing Toad, ensure that your client system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
2 GHz processor (recommended minimum)
8 GB of RAM minimum, 16 GB recommended
Note: The memory required may vary based on the following:
800 MB to install Toad
104 MB to run Toad
Note: The disk space required may vary based on the edition of Toad selected for installation.
Windows Server® 2022
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server® 2012 R2
Windows Server® 2016
Windows Server® 2019
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Toad for SQL customer support will not be available for the following operating systems as Microsoft has stopped providing support for these platforms.
Before installing Toad, ensure that your server meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
SQL Server 2022
SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 Express
SQL Server 2014 Enterprise and SQL Server 2014 Express
SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2017
SQL Server 2019
Note: To use Access 2016 64-bit to connect to an Access database in Toad, the Microsoft Access Database Engine is required and might not be included in the Access installation. The engine must match the architecture (bitness) of Toad.
Toad for SQL customer support will not be available for the following Database Server as Microsoft has stopped providing support for these platforms.
SQL Azure and Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Note: To be able to utilize a majority of Toad functionality, please grant VIEW DEFINITION on the SQL Azure databases you want to work with.