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  1. Support Sql Server Compact in Visual Studio 2013

    please bring back visual studio 2013 tools for sql server compact and improvement capebilities of tools and sql server compact. please add trigger and prosedual sql feature to sql server compact. over milion application data stored in sql server compact database and need continue supporting this tools

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      90 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Sql Server Compact 5

      Please work on the next version of sql server compact and continue supporting in visual studio. sql server compact is the best .net lite and embed database support data types,entity framework and embedding and use in the many of projects. please add support ssdt for database designer,in memory database, new nosql datatype, procedural sql command, column store index, triggers, REST request, odata, client sides api and others.

      353 votes
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        15 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Database Projects - Reinstate Data Compare and Add Support for Database Diagrams

        VS 2012 Ultimate RC does not seem to have any support for the Data Compare feature that was present in VS 2010 Ultimate and that saved me a ton of time (not to mention cash) when comparing the data between 2 databases and generating deployment scripts.

        With regard to database diagrams, these were also supported in VS 2010 but do not seem to be supported at all in VS 2012, diagrams are useful way to quickly see the structure of a database and yes I know I can use SSMS but as this is built on top of VS 2010…

        168 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support SQL FileStream and FileTable in Entity Framework

          Currently working with sql file tables is too difficult when working with EF6. I would like to create file table and filestream records directly in entity framework

          128 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add "Ignore users" option when publishing SSDT project

            You need to add an "Ignore users" option when publishing Sql Server Data Tools projects. You have this option on import. The ideal solution would be to reuse the same include/exclude objects dialog from import.

            This is a major problem for us, and obviously for more than us: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/aa87ac52-d7b1-40e3-b6d0-063472b127df/how-to-ignore-users-in-vs-11-sql-server-database-project-publish?forum=vstsdb

            Regards,

            Morten

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              4 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please include Database Unit Testing in VS 2012

              I extensively used the Database Unit test in VS 2010. Please bring them back for VS 2012

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                2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • In database Project Not able to resolve Circular References

                In Database Project Not able to resolve circular reference. Still it is issue in VS. Also if we add more than 10 Project in a single database Solution then its goes as killing slow.

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                  4 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Print a Report of Database Schema Differences from Schema Compare

                  Currently when you run a Schema Compare through the Database Tools in Visual Studio 2012 you have the option to Generate a SQL Script or Run the Updates against the Target Database Directly.

                  I propose an additional option, a Printable "Report View" that shows all the objects and the differences. This could be as simple as being able to print the grid (expanded) that is generated from within Visual Studio along with some basic statistics such as:
                  1) The number of Total Objects Compared
                  2) Number of Objects in Source that are not in Target
                  3) Number of Objects in…

                  47 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • SqlServer Compact Integrated With SSDT

                    Please integrated sql server compact in visual studio 2013 with sql server data tools(ssdt) to modify sql server compact, with one tools manipulate all sql server and sql server compact databases.

                    43 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow suppression of a specific Warning on a specific object in a Database Project

                      I have a few stored procedures in my database project that reference local temporary tables created in another stored procedure. The procedures throw SQL71502 Warnings, that tell me the procedure has an unresolved reference to the temporary table. There is no way to resolve these Warnings within the Database Project, since there is no way for the Database Project to "see" the temporary table created in the other procedure. Therefore, the only choices I have are (1) keep the Warnings in the solution or (2) suppress all Warnings of type SQL71502 in the project. Neither approach is optimal. Keeping these…

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                        4 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Include Bootstrappers for SQL Server 2012 Express / LocalDB

                        VS 2010 was notoriously missing the SQL Server 2008 R2 Express bootstrapper. Hopefully all the latest install bootstrappers will be included.

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                          1 comment  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Automatic Stored Procedure Generation in SSDT

                          In some organizations production apps are only allowed to communicate with a database through stored procedures, including basic features like SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, AND DELETE. As a result, when creating a new table stored procedures must be created for each of those functions. While not difficult to do, it is incredibly tedious and time consuming when working with a lot of tables.

                          It would be nice if a SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) project had the option to automatically script stored procedures for a table or a view. SQL Server Management Studio has a somewhat similar feature with Script As,…

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                            2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Database Project Loading Slow

                            Database Project Loading slow. If in single solution file containg more than 10 project the loading time appox 30-45 minutes. Some time database Project crash. Whats the root cause ???

                            18 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve SQL Server Management Studio Diagrams

                              Improve SQL Server Management Studio Database Diagrams to use modern disign (aperance) like VS Class Diagrams or EF Diagrams.

                              It is unaceptable on these days that SQL Server Managemnt Studio renders that ugly and old diagrams with those old fat lines and borders. We would love to see SQL Management Studio Generating beautiful diagrams like VS Class Diagram or EF Diagrams.

                              Also allow "Fit to print" options like CA Erwin does.

                              18 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add "Generate rollback script" button in SQL Server Data Tools' Schema Compare

                                I use Generate Script button to produce a script to introduce changes from development to other environments.
                                Normally the deployment procedure is (simplified):
                                Script the change using Schema Compare.
                                Backup the target database.
                                Apply the change.
                                If something goes wrong: Restore from backup.

                                This works if the script fails. However, sometimes the change has issues that have made it through testing, that do not become apparent for some time (like the middle of the next day...). At this stage I have the option of restoring, and losing user data. Alternatively, restore the backup I did to another database (or SQL…

                                18 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ability to delay verification of synchronization between model and source files.

                                  Hi,
                                  Each time I open my database project, Visual studio runs a heavy process of verification of synchronization between model and source files.

                                  Message in status bar says "Verifying your model is synchronized with your source files. Your database projects will be ready after XXXX operations are competed"

                                  If we can have an option to delay this at build time, this can improve resource utilization on developer machine.

                                  As, I have around 15k files in DB project this process takes a long time.

                                  17 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow to generate deployment(comparison) script in non-SQLCMD mode

                                    In VS-2012 SP1 when we generate deployment script , we need to turn on SQLCMD mode on SSMS before we can run the script.

                                    Would like to have an option to generate the scripts in basic sql formate which can be run on SSMS directly.

                                    16 votes
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                                    • Allow embedded resources in Database Project

                                      Database project doesn't allow to add new resource file (.resx) and doesn't compile it in right way, if existing resource files are added.

                                      14 votes
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                                      • Save more previously-used connections in the Schema Compare tool

                                        When comparing databases, the "Select Source Schema"/"Select Target Schema" dialog has a drop-down of the most recently-used connections, but the dialog seems to have a hardcoded limit of 5 connections. I work with more than 5 databases, when the different projects I work on are multiplied by the different environments across which I am comparing, and I find I am constantly re-entering connection details to databases.

                                        13 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Dependency Graphs for SQL Server Database Projects

                                          Visual Studio 2010 does not support generation of Dependency Graphs for Database Projects.

                                          It would be great if Visual Studio 11 could support the new SQL Server Data Tools Database Projects.

                                          It would be great to be able to generate dependency graphs for all database objects and cross-database project references.

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