Features

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Support of SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server
Support of memory-optimized tables
Support of backup encryption
Support of backup to Windows Azure
Rapid database management and navigation
Multiple host/database connections
up to 5
Database properties management
Server properties management  
Registering databases for working with the required databases only
Working with queries and SQL scripts in DB Explorer tree like with database objects
Simple getting your database under source control  
Favorite objects to work with the selected database objects only
Multiple user-defined tabs for any tree node to access it in one-click.
Working with multiple selected objects at a time
Grouping/ungrouping registered databases by host name
Easy management of all SQL Server objects
Creating/dropping databases and schemas
Managing tables and all their subobjects: fields, indices, triggers, checks and foreign keys
Managing views, procedures and user-defined functions
Powerful Transact-SQL debugger to trace procedures, functions, SQL scripts  
Managing user-defined types, sequences, synonyms, DDL triggers, assemblies, aggregates, XML schema collections, defaults and rules
Managing jobs, schedules, alerts, operators, endpoints, linked servers, credentials, proxies  
Duplicating all database objects
Viewing dependencies between database objects
Managing partition functions and schemes, full-text catalogs and indices, symmetric and asymmetric keys, certificates
Advanced data manipulation tools
Powerful BLOB viewer/editor with several types of viewing BLOB data  
Plenty of useful tools such as data grouping, summarizing, fast searching and filtering
Master-detail view to work with two linked tables at the same time  
Table and card views to see data the way you like  
Support of queries returning multiple result sets
Ability to copy and paste selected records  
Advanced printing system  
Support of Unicode data
Effective security management
Powerful login manager for administering server logins
Managing database users and user-defined roles
Managing custom server roles and server roles membership
Grant manager displaying all database object grants in the form of a grid
Viewing and changing object permissions to database roles in object editors
Excellent visual and text tools for query building
Visual query builder allowing you to build complicated queries without any knowledge of SQL syntax  
Multiple SQL editors with code completion, syntax highlight and code folding
Large script executing (SQL script editor)
Ability to view actual and estimated query plan as diagram
SQL Formatter (Available from SQL Editor context menu)  
Favorite Queries (Save and use your frequently used queries easily)  
Impressive data export and import capabilities
Exporting data to most popular formats: MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, HTML, PDF, TXT, CSV, DBF, XML, ODF etc.  
Importing data from MS Excel, MS Access, DBF, XML, ODF, TXT and CSV  
Bulk Insert wizard  
Exporting data to SQL script as INSERT statement with selecting destination DBMS  
Visual Database Designer to handle database structure in a few clicks
Creating diagram of existing database using Reverse engineering tool  
Dividing diagram into different subject areas located on separate pages  
Navigating through diagram using preview navigation to  
Creating/editing/dropping tables and table fields, visually setting links between them  
Creating/editing/dropping views, procedures and user-defined functions  
Ability to add comments to diagram  
Saving as image or printing database diagram  
Two diagram notations (IDEF1x and IE)  
A lot of visual customization options  
Easy-to-use wizards performing SQL Server maintenance tasks
Backing up database
Restoring database
Attaching database
Detaching database
Shrinking database  
Managing indices  
Updating statistics  
Checking database  
Powerful tools to make your work with SQL Server as easy as it can be
Extracting metadata into text files or SQL script editor
Quick search within the scope of database metadata  
Comparison and synchronization of database structure  
Powerful print metadata module for creating customizable metadata reports  
HTML report generator to create a detailed HTML report about your database quickly  
Managing backup devices
Managing database snapshots  
Viewing SQL Server logs  
Monitoring SQL Server activity  
Report designer with clear in use report construction wizard
Create Report Wizard allows you to create simple reports in a few clicks  
Managing reports the same way as if they were database objects: accessing reports directly through DB Explorer tree  
Powerful and easy-to-use graphical user interface
Office and Windows native visual schemes support
Well-described Wizard System
Improved database explorer for easy management of all SQL Server objects
MDI and floating-window styles implementation
Windows Toolbar to switch between windows easily, like in Windows Task Bar
Navigation bars with hot actions in most of the windows
Ability to save all program settings
Customizable toolbars for all program windows
Fully customizable program interface
Powerful visual options module
Localizable program interface
And other useful features
Keyboard templates
To-do list
External tool manager