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List of top Azure SQL Database tools

May 1, 2018 by
This list provides an overview of tools that work with SQL Azure Database.

If you noticed a tool we missed, please let us know in the comments below.

Aireforge Studio
Altova DiffDog
ApexSQL Analyze
ApexSQL Build
ApexSQL CI/CD toolkit
ApexSQL Compare
ApexSQL Complete
ApexSQL Data Diff
ApexSQL Diff
ApexSQL Doc
ApexSQL Generate
ApexSQL Plan
ApexSQL Propagate
ApexSQL Refactor
ApexSQL Script
ApexSQL Search
ApexSQL Source Control
ApexSQL Trigger
Aqua Data Studio
Azure Blob Studio 2011
Azure Explorer
Azure SQL Agent
Azure SQL Database DTU Calculator
Azure SQL Database Stress Test Tool
Azure SQL Dev Cloner
Azure User Management Console
CloudMonix Microsoft SQL Azure Database Management
Data Migration Assistant
Data Platform Studio
DatabaseSpy
Dataedo
DB Ghost Change Manager Professional
dbForge Complete
dbForge Data Compare
dbForge Data Generator
dbForge Fusion
dbForge Query Builder
dbForge Schema Compare
dbForge SQL Azure Backup
dbForge Studio
DBSchema
DeZign for databases
Elastic database tools
Flyway
Microsoft Sync Framework
MSSQL-CLI
MSSQL-Maestro
MSSQLMerge
MSSQL-Scripter
RazorSQL
Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise
SQL Backup and FTP
SQL Bak
SQL Bulk Tools
SQL Compare
SQL Comparison Toolset
SQL Data Compare
SQL Data Examiner
SQL Database Backup
SQL Data Tools
SQL Database Backup
SQL Database Copy
SQL Delta Duo for SQL Server
SQL Diagnostic Manager
SQL Doctor
SQL ER/Studio Data Architect
SQL Examiner
SQL Operations Studio
SQL Safe Backup
SQL Server Management Studio
SQL Server Migration Assistant
SQL Trace Replay
SQL Workload Profiler
SQLDBdiff
Visual Studio Code
xSQL Data Compare
xSQL Schema Compare


Aireforge Studio

Product page: Aireforge Studio
Alexa ranking: 17,997,573
Status: Active
First release: Unknown
Last update: Sep-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Airforge Limited
License: Commercial license
Price: $25/month, billed annually
Free edition: Yes

Altova DiffDog

Product page: Altova DiffDog
Alexa ranking: 97,513
Status: Dormant
First release: Jan-2005
Last update: Apr-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Altova
License: Commercial license
Price: €99 – €199
Free edition: No

ApexSQL Analyze

Product page: ApexSQL Analyze
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Dec-2017
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $299
Free edition: No

ApexSQL Build

Product page: ApexSQL Build
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2012
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $249 – $399
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL CI/CD toolkit

Product page: ApexSQL CI/CD toolkit
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Mar-2017
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Compare

Product page: ApexSQL Compare
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2017
Last update: Jan-2018
Add-in support: SSMS, VS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Complete

Product page: ApexSQL Complete
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jan-2012
Last update: Jan-2018
Add-in support: SSMS, VS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Data Diff

Product page: ApexSQL Data Diff
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2008
Last update: Jan-2018
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $399 – $599
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL Diff

Product page: ApexSQL Diff
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2008
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $399 – $599
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL Doc

Product page: ApexSQL Doc
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2008
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $299 – $699
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL Generate

Product page: ApexSQL Generate
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Mar-2015
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $299 – $499
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL Plan

Product page: ApexSQL Plan
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2017
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Propagate

Product page: ApexSQL Propagate
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Dec-2016
Last update: Sep-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Refactor

Product page: ApexSQL Refactor
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Dec-2016
Last update: Sep-2017
Add-in support: SSMS, VS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Script

Product page: ApexSQL Script
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Dormant
First release: Apr-2009
Last update: May-2016
Add-in support: No
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $399 – $599
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL Search

Product page: ApexSQL Search
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Sep-2012
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: SSMS, VS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

ApexSQL Source Control

Product page: ApexSQL Source Control
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jan-2012
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $299
Free edition: No

ApexSQL Trigger

Product page: ApexSQL Trigger
Alexa ranking: 84,983
Status: Active
First release: Jan-2009
Last update: Jan-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: ApexSQL
License: Commercial license
Price: $1,299
Free edition: No

Aqua Data Studio

Product page: Aqua Data Studio
Alexa ranking: 326,529
Status: Active
First release: Oct-2007
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Aqua Fold
License: Commercial license
Price: $499
Free edition: Yes

Azure Blob Studio 2011

Product page: Azure Blob Studio 2011
Alexa ranking: N/A
Status: Dormant
First release: Unknown
Last update: Dec-2010
Add-in support: VS
Author: Alessandro Del Sole
License: Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Azure Explorer

Product page: Azure Explorer
Alexa ranking: 23,429
Status: Unknown
First release: Apr-2013
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: Redgate
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Azure SQL Agent

Product page: Azure SQL Agent
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2017
Last update: Nov-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Unknown
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Azure SQL Database DTU Calculator

Product page: Azure SQL Database DTU Calculator
Alexa ranking: 910,894
Status: Unknown
First release: Unknown
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: Justin Henriksen
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Azure SQL Database Stress Test Tool

Product page: Azure SQL Database Stress Test Tool
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Active
First release: Sep-2012
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Kiyoaki Tsurutani
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Azure SQL Dev Cloner

Product page: Azure SQL Dev Cloner
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Dormant
First release: Oct-2015
Last update: Mar-2016
Add-in support: No
Author: Ethical Electric
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Azure User Management Console

Product page: Azure User Management Console
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Dormant
First release: Mar-2012
Last update: Oct-2012
Add-in support: No
Author: Unknown
License: Apache 2.0
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

CloudMonix Microsoft SQL Azure Database Management

Product page: CloudMonix Microsoft SQL Azure Database Management
Alexa ranking: 1,561,514
Status: Unknown
First release: Unknown
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: CloudMonix
License: MIT
Price: $75 – $100
Free edition: Yes

Data Migration Assistant

Product page: Data Migration Assistant
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Unknown
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: No

Data Platform Studio

Product page: Data Platform Studio
Alexa ranking: 23,725
Status: Beta release
First release: Unknown
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: Redgate
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

DatabaseSpy

Product page: DatabaseSpy
Alexa ranking: 97,513
Status: Active
First release: 2007
Last update: Oct-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Altova
License: Commercial license
Price: €99 – €149
Free edition: No

Dataedo

Product page: Dataedo
Alexa ranking: 498,569
Status: Active
First release: Jul-2015
Last update: Apr-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Logic Systems
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

DB Ghost Change Manager Professional

Product page: DB Ghost Change Manager Professional
Alexa ranking: N/A
Status: Dormant
First release: Mar-2016
Last update: Mar-2016
Add-in support: Unknown
Author: Innovartis Ltd
License: Commercial license
Price: £430
Free edition: Yes

dbForge Complete

Product page: dbForge Complete
Alexa ranking: 56,486
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2010
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: SSMS, VS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $199,95
Free edition: Yes

dbForge Data Compare

Product page: dbForge Data Compare
Alexa ranking: 56,486
Status: Active
First release: Feb-2009
Last update: Oct-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $199,95 – $299,95
Free edition: No

dbForge Data Generator

Product page: dbForge Data Generator
Alexa ranking: 56,486
Status: Active
First release: Mar-2015
Last update: Aug-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $249,95
Free edition: No

dbForge Fusion

Product page: dbForge Fusion
Alexa ranking: 56,486
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2013
Last update: Dec-2016
Add-in support: VS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $149,95 – $499,95
Free edition: No

dbForge Query Builder

Product page: dbForge Query Builder
Alexa ranking: 56,486
Status: Active
First release: May-2010
Last update: Aug-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $99,95
Free edition: No

dbForge Schema Compare

Product page: dbForge Schema Compare
Alexa ranking: 56,486
Status: Active
First release: Mar-2009
Last update: Sep-2017
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $199,95 – $299,95
Free edition: No

dbForge SQL Azure Backup

Product page: dbForge SQL Azure Backup
Alexa ranking: 56,808
Status: Dormant
First release: Oct-2011
Last update: Apr-2013
Add-in support: No
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

dbForge Studio

Product page: dbForge Studio
Alexa ranking: 56,808
Status: Active
First release: Dec-2010
Last update: Jan-2018
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: Devart
License: Commercial license
Price: $249,95 – $699,95
Free edition: No

DBSchema

Product page: DBSchema
Alexa ranking: 303,985
Status: Active
First release: Aug-2016
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Wise coders solutions
License: Commercial license
Price: $63 – $197
Free edition: Yes

DeZign for databases

Product page: DeZign for databases
Alexa ranking: 529,969
Status: Active
First release: Apr-2006
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Datanamic Solutions
License: Commercial license
Price: $259 – $999
Free edition: No

Elastic database tools

Product page: Elastic database tools
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Dormant
First release: May-2016
Last update: Sep-2016
Add-in support: VS
Author: Microsoft
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

Flyway

Product page: Flyway
Alexa ranking: 213,840
Status: Dormant
First release: Jan-2018
Last update: Sep-2016
Add-in support: No
Author: Boxfuse
License: Commercial license
Price: $950 – $2,950
Free edition: Yes

Microsoft Sync Framework

Product page: Microsoft Sync Framework
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Dormant
First release: Unknown
Last update: Aug-2010
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

MSSQL-CLI

Product page: MSSQL-CLI
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Jan-2018
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: BSD 3 License
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

MSSQL-Maestro

Product page: MSSQL-Maestro
Alexa ranking: 331,290
Status: Active
First release: May-2006
Last update: Jun-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: SQL Maestro Group
License: Commercial license
Price: $103 – $1,519
Free edition: Yes

MSSQLMerge

Product page: MSSQLMerge
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Active
First release: Mar-2014
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Unknown
License: Unknown
Price: $50
Free edition: Yes

MSSQL-Scripter

Product page: MSSQL-Scripter
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Sep-2017
Last update: Nov-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

RazorSQL

Product page: RazorSQL
Alexa ranking: 120,353
Status: Active
First release: Sep-2006
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Richardson Software
License: Commercial license
Price: $99,95
Free edition: No

Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise

Product page: Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise
Alexa ranking: 47,079
Status: Unknown
First release: Unknown
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: Quest Software
License: Commercial license
Price: €2,328.00
Free edition: Yes

SQL Backup and FTP

Product page: SQL Backup and FTP
Alexa ranking: 416,135
Status: Active
First release: Unknown
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Pranas.NET
License: Commercial license
Price: $39 – $399
Free edition: Yes

SQL Bak

Product page: SQL Bak
Alexa ranking: 420,017
Status: Dormant
First release: Unknown
Last update: Aug-2014
Add-in support: No
Author: Pranas.NET
License: Commercial license
Price: $6 – $9 per month
Free edition: Yes

SQL Bulk Tools

Product page: SQL Bulk Tools
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Dormant
First release: Jul-2016
Last update: Aug-2016
Add-in support: No
Author: Greg Taylor
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Compare

Product page: SQL Compare
Alexa ranking: 23,792
Status: Active
First release: Aug-2007
Last update: Apr-2018
Add-in support: SSMS
Author: Redgate
License: Commercial license
Price: $495 – $745
Free edition: No

SQL Comparison Toolset

Product page: SQL Comparison Toolset
Alexa ranking: 87,293
Status: Dormant
First release: Unknown
Last update: Dec-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Idera
License: Commercial license
Price: $447
Free edition: No

SQL Data Compare

Product page: SQL Data Compare
Alexa ranking: 23,792
Status: Active
First release: Jul-2008
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Redgate
License: Commercial license
Price: $495 – $745
Free edition: No

SQL Data Examiner

Product page: SQL Data Examiner
Alexa ranking: 3,043,895
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2007
Last update: Nov-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Intelligent Database Solutions
License: Commercial license
Price: $300 – $400
Free edition: Yes

SQL Data Tools

Product page: SQL Data Tools
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2015
Last update: Apr-2017
Add-in support: VS
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Database Backup

Product page: SQL Database Backup
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Dormant
First release: Dec-2012
Last update: Sep-2013
Add-in support: No
Author: Richard Astbury
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Database Copy

Product page: SQL Database Copy
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Active
First release: Jul-2017
Last update: Jul-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: RY
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Delta Duo for SQL Server

Product page: SQL Delta Duo for SQL Server
Alexa ranking: 1,696,051
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2013
Last update: Apr-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: The Australian Software Company
License: Commercial license
Price: $370
Free edition: No

SQL Diagnostic Manager

Product page: SQL Diagnostic Manager
Alexa ranking: 87,293
Status: Active
First release: Unknown
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Idera
License: Commercial license
Price: $1,497 – $1,617
Free edition: No

SQL Doctor

Product page: SQL Doctor
Alexa ranking: 87,293
Status: Dormant
First release: Unknown
Last update: Mar-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Idera
License: Commercial license
Price: $375
Free edition: No

SQL ER/Studio Data Architect

Product page: SQL ER/Studio Data Architect
Alexa ranking: 87,293
Status: Dormant
First release: Unknown
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Idera
License: Commercial license
Price: $1,102.80
Free edition: No

SQL Examiner

Product page: SQL Examiner
Alexa ranking: 3,043,895
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2007
Last update: Nov-2017
Add-in support: No
Author: Intelligent Database Solutions
License: Commercial license
Price: $300 – $400
Free edition: No

SQL Operations Studio

Product page: SQL Operations Studio
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Dec-2017
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Safe Backup

Product page: SQL Safe Backup
Alexa ranking: 87,293
Status: Active
First release: Unknown
Last update: Apr-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Idera
License: Commercial license
Price: $777
Free edition: No

SQL Server Management Studio

Product page: SQL Server Management Studio
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Jun-2016
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: N/A
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Server Migration Assistant

Product page: SQL Server Migration Assistant
Alexa ranking: 43
Status: Active
First release: Unknown
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Trace Replay

Product page: SQL Trace Replay
Alexa ranking: Unknown
Status: Active
First release: Feb-2018
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Mikhail Shilkov
License: MIT
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQL Workload Profiler

Product page: SQL Workload Profiler
Alexa ranking: 12,498,845
Status: Unknown
First release: Oct-2014
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: Chris Bailiss
License: Unknown
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

SQLDBdiff

Product page: SQLDBdiff
Alexa ranking: 3,530,306
Status: Unknown
First release: Unknown
Last update: Unknown
Add-in support: No
Author: SQLDBtools
License: Commercial license
Price: $60
Free edition: Yes

Visual Studio Code

Product page: Visual Studio Code
Alexa ranking: 939
Status: Active
First release: Jan-2016
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: Microsoft
License: Commercial license
Price: Free
Free edition: N/A

xSQL Data Compare

Product page: xSQL Data Compare
Alexa ranking: 1,044,397
Status: Active
First release: Nov-2004
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: xSQL Software
License: Commercial license
Price: $399
Free edition: Yes

xSQL Schema Compare

Product page: xSQL Schema Compare
Alexa ranking: 1,044,397
Status: Active
First release: Apr-2004
Last update: Feb-2018
Add-in support: No
Author: xSQL Software
License: Commercial license
Price: $399
Free edition: Yes

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