SQL Source Control

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  1. Migrations support for Git/Mercurial

    It seems that right now migrations only support SVN, TFS and Vault - none of which I'm willing to use anymore. Please consider prioritizing support for Git/Mercurial.

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      Migrations for Mercurial (migrations v2) can now be used throughout the delivery lifecycle with the latest versions of the Red Gate SQL tools. SQL Source Control, SQL Compare, SQL CI and Deployment Manager all use migrations v2 scripts if configured to do so.

      NB. We’re still calling the migrations feature a beta feature within the products. This is because we are continuing to release user interface improvements and improve stability, and we do not yet consider the feature complete. However the core products have been through their full testing and release processes and are stable.

      A frequent releases channel for SQL Source Control is now available, and it is this channel that contains the migrations v2 feature. This means you can evaluate the new migrations functionality without having to install a beta version of SQL Source Control, and you will benefit from the regular updates being made to SQL Source…

    • Migrations support for Perforce

      Please can we have migrations functionality for Perforce SCM

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        Migrations for Perforce (migrations v2) can now be used throughout the delivery lifecycle with the latest versions of the Red Gate SQL tools. SQL Source Control, SQL Compare, SQL CI and Deployment Manager all use migrations v2 scripts if configured to do so.

        NB. We’re still calling the migrations feature a beta feature within the products. This is because we are continuing to release user interface improvements and improve stability, and we do not yet consider the feature complete. However the core products have been through their full testing and release processes and are stable.

        A frequent releases channel for SQL Source Control is now available, and it is this channel that contains the migrations v2 feature. This means you can evaluate the new migrations functionality without having to install a beta version of SQL Source Control, and you will benefit from the regular updates being made to SQL Source…

      • add native support for Seapine Surround and...

        Currently the XML hooking method for non-native Source Control Systems is not very usefull for Surround SCM. I would like to suggest maybe adding more support to it. Also when linking a database to the Source Control System It would be nice to have the option to link tables, stored procedures, views..so on to specific repositories, instead of everything going into the same place. Also to be able to rename the default folders that the tool creates in the working directory would be nice in case there is a special naming convention(for instance procedures instead of stored procedures). A moule…

        56 votes
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        • Add git support for migration scripts

          We use git and would prefer to not have to switch in order to use this tool.

          38 votes
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          • Support for SCCI standard

            Numerous source control products support the SCCI interface standard. We use 3 products between numerous clients. TFS, VSS, and Seapine SCM. Another possibility is PureSCM.

            34 votes
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            • Support Visual Source Safe (VSS)

              We are using Visual Source Safe and we really want to source control our databases. We are not upgrading or changing our source control system anytime soon. Visual Source Safe works fine for us. We do not want to install a seperate source control system just to use this tool.

              28 votes
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              • Link databses using solution or project file

                We have a lot of databases. It's very time consuming to link all databases one at a time for every developer. It should be possible to make use of a solution file to link a solution with all the databases, rather then mapping one by one.

                22 votes
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                • Option to disable the SQL sp_refreshview command in the update script.

                  An option that prevents the addition of the EXEC sp_refreshview in the update script.

                  When updating queries that rely on linked servers and the linked server doesn't support distributed transactions the update fails and is rolled back.

                  Now we constantly have to manually alter the script by manually removing the EXEC sp_refreshview commands. This our server admins will not enable the DTC coordinator on the SQL servers

                  22 votes
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                  • accurev

                    I'm missing native support for AccuRev (http://www.accurev.com/) in the SQL Source Control product.

                    21 votes
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                    • Support Vault 7

                      SourceGear Vault 7.0 is out and now SQL Source Control no longer works. "Server edition is correct, but the version is wrong."

                      20 votes
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                      • Integrate with IBM Rational Team Concert

                        Any plans to integrate with IBM Rational Team Concert?

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                        • clearcase

                          Would be nice if SQL Source Control supported clearcase, or if an example of the config file usage were created.

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                          • 12 votes
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                            • Automated Deployment based on TFS work item status

                              I would like a way for SQL Source control to leverage TFS work item status and facilitate automated deployment similar to lab management.

                              12 votes
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                              • Add commands

                                Being able to add our own commands that appear when you right click an object in SSMS.

                                9 votes
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                                • Support for Dynamsoft SCM

                                  We're using Dynamsoft SCM for source control. Currently, we're using sql prompt/sql changeset to script to a folder and then push that into SCM. It supports the SCC interface, but since you guys said that was too unreliable to use we're pretty much stuck.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Fix the GIT integration

                                    The git integration does not seem to work AT ALL. Add reports status code 1, delete fails because the file has already been deleted.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • StarTeam

                                      Include StarTeam as a source control option

                                      5 votes
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                                      • 4 votes
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                                          If you right click on the object, you can show history to see the author, when it was done, what was changed, and the author’s comment.

                                        • 4 votes
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