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  1. ignore constraint table default

    Separate edit filter rule to ignore constraint names that define a default value for a column

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      0 comments  ·  Initial Setup  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Warn when adding static data tables that have foreign keys

      When adding a static data table to source control, there should be a warning if that table has a foreign key constraint on another table and give the option to include that table as static data also. As it is the error you get in SQLCI is quite hard to decipher when SQL Source Control is used in conjuction with SQLCI.

      4 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Static Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Commit from query editor

        It would be great to be able to commit a change directly from within the query editor window. For example, right click within an 'alter procedure' statement, for example, and then 'commit change'. A dialogue box would allow a comment to be entered, and then the commit would take place in the background.

        This would give a very quick workflow for doing commits without breaking out into a different UI.

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        • Need to deploy from Git Source Control Repository to Target Databases

          Need to deploy from Git Source Control Repository to Target Databases

          I use a shared Dev database and I work on multiple issues and versions of our software at the same time and am using Git to keep track of all the changes that go with each issue I'm working on. However, when QA asks me to deploy the changes relating to one specific issue to their QA environments, I have to manually go through all the changes in our shared database and determine which of the changes I made relate to that issue. In Git, I create a branch…

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          • Would like the ability to shelve changes in Vault

            I realize that there is a request for the same in TFS, perhaps the different source control vendor doesn't make this a different request? In any event, we would like to shelve changes and we use Vault.

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            • Items removed from the DB aren't indicated as a DB change by the SSMS GUI.

              No Category for BUGS? When comparing the TFS version to live DB in SSMS, objects missing from live DB don't cause the "change" visual queue. One must select the DB/SQLSource Control/Get Latest Tab to realize there are extra items in the DB. SQL compare does not have this issue.

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                2 comments  ·  Initial Setup  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support Filetables with Fulltext-Index!

                I Need it so badly. Having a Error in every view of the GUI because of it

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                • Amending last commit

                  We use SQL source control linked to Gerrit. It would be really useful to be able to 'Amend last Commit' inside the GUI.

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                  • 5 votes
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                    • Add 'git push' and other DVCS equivalents

                      In the SQL Source Control GUI add a button or checkbox to allow pushing changes to the remote repository. This saves having to go to the command-line or another GUI to push our changes up to the remote repository.

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                      • SQL Source Control Git Hook check causing commits failure is resulting in improper object commits

                        I created a Git hook to check the commit message format, when i place an improper commit message it fails to commit and then when i check for pending changes again I cant find those objects which failed causing an error due to commit message. How to resolve and get back my changes to be in place to commit.

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                        • Get Latest: Error: Show the script involved to give a clue where the error is located

                          When you hit get latest and your stored procedure contains an error, it fails to get the latest. It doesn't give a clue in which piece of code the error is located

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                          • Allow ability to ignore specified object(s) by database

                            Most objects are shared among our several databases, while some only apply to some (or only one) of our databases. Add the ability to ignore objects by database by right-clicking the database object and clicking a menu item like "Ignore this object in this database" and/or "Ignore this object in all databases except this database". So then we don't need to have an object in one/many of of our databases that is not used in that database(s), source control would not show the need to be updated or added because it is on the ignore list for that database.

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                            • Unlinking database from source control takes forever

                              When I unlink the database from redgate source contriol SSMS does not respond and it takes more than 10 mins to do.

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                              • Add the "solution" concept for multiple projects

                                It would be nice to allow comparison "solutions" where you could have multiple projects bundled together. The solution comparison could be run in a single step, and all projects would be run with results in separate tabbed windows. For example, on a weekly basis I need to compare DEV and LIVE schemas for nine databases. I have nine separate projects that I need to open and run. If I could bundle these into a solution, run the solution and have all nine projects run and get their results displayed in tabs, that would save a ton of time.

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                                  • Check and Commit Changes over all Databases

                                    Checking for Changes should be possible over multiple Databases on a Server. All Changes on a Databaseserver should be allowed to commit at once.

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                                    • Add Filter for Static Data Selection

                                      Add a filter for static data, similar to the feature available in SQL Data Compare. This will facilitate source controlling data for tables that contain a mix of static system data and user content.

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                                      • Removing column does not generate update in static data

                                        If a table is setup for static data, and you remove one or more columns from that table, the static data is not updated in the working directory when "Saving changes".

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                                        • Deploy to database without preserving data

                                          am trying to deploy changes to tables from one database to another as part of development. SQL Compare insists on creating temporary tables in the target database, putting the data in them, and then trying to insert the data back into the new tables (which now have different types/names for columns).

                                          I cannot find an option to turn off the preservation of existing data.
                                          I want to deploy my schema changes while discarding any existing data if present. (It is called SCHEMA compare after all)

                                          I don't understand why there isn't an option to ignore data currently in target tables…

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