SQL Toolbox Releases

Released: Apr 6, 2017

Updates in (April 2017 Release)


New in SQL Doctor v3.6

  • Full Support for SQL Server 2016
  • Compatible with SQL Server on cloud VMs (Azure VM and Amazon EC2).
  • Compatible with SQL Server as managed cloud database (Azure SQL Database and Amazon RDS) including enhanced and new recommendations.
  • Access enhanced and new expert recommendations that are unique to database-as-a-service.
  • Optional use of Extended Events instead of SQL Trace events when relevant.
  • New in SQL Safe Backup v8.4
    • Added complete SQL Virtual Database...

Released: Dec 6, 2016

Updates in v1.9

Updates in SQL Admin Toolset v1.9


  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016.
  • Patch Analyzer: Access to online build list.
  • SQL Backup Status: Exclude offline databases.


  • Fixed defects and addressed minor feature requests.

Released: Sep 1, 2016

Updates in V7.0

Updates in SQL Comparison Toolset v7.0


  • Support for SQL Server 2016.
  • New Schema Compare Options - SQL schema compare now supports several new compare options such as compare security policies, compare column master keys/encryption/mask, compare system versioning, compare hash index bucket count, and compare remote data archiving.
  • Command Line Wizard - Allows the user to create a command line xml file step-by-step, via a simple and intuitive interface.
  • New Data Compare Options - SQL data...

Released: Sep 1, 2016

Updates in SQL Safe Backup


Updated Jul 16, 2022


  • Microsoft Azure
    • Added new Authentication Methods: Key and SAS (Shared Access Signature Service URL).
  • Backup in Desktop Console
    • Users can now run Pre/Post-Backup Commands.
  • Upgrade
    • Added a new wizard to upgrade SQL Safe Agents.


  • Amazon S3 Cloud
    • Restores of backup files with FILESTREAM files are working properly now.
    • Users can now rename the bucket properly.
  • Availability Group
    • Full and Differential backups are working properly on Availability Groups.
  • Azure...

Released: Jun 3, 2016

Updates in V5.0

Updates in SQL Comparison Toolset V5.0

  • Support for Microsoft Azure v11 and Microsoft Azure v12.
  • Enhancements and bug fixes.

Released: Jan 22, 2016

Updates in V3.5

Updates in SQL Doctor v3.5

  • Updated and enhanced recommendations from SQL Server MVPs.
  • Experimental support for SQL Server 2016. Expert recommendations have been developed against, and SQL Doctor has been tested to work with, pre-release copies of SQL Server 2016.

Released: Jun 2, 2015

Updates in V4.1

Updates in SQL Comparison Toolset V4.1

  • Enhanced User Interface - SQL Schema Compare includes a new Ribbon control that improves the usability of the tool.
  • Entity Filters - In the user interface you can access these filters from the context menu of the comparison grid. The command line interface includes three additional sample XML files that provide additional information about how to use Entity Filters.

Released: Jul 17, 2014

Updates in v2.1

Updates in SQL Virtual Database version 2.1

  • SQL Server 2014 - Virtual databases can now be created from SQL Server 2014 backup files.
  • Removed SQL Toolbox Framework – It is no longer necessary to install the SQL Toolbox framework prior to installing SQL Virtual Database
  • Bug fixes and enhancements.

Released: Apr 29, 2014

Updates in V3.1

Updates in SQL Doctor V3.1

  • SQL Toolbox framework is no longer required.
  • Enhanced support for SQL 2012.
  • Experimental Support for SQL Server 2014.