dba tools for sql Server
This post was authored by Tara Raj and Vinson Yu, Program Managers – SQL Server Team
We are excited to announce the public preview availability of two new command line tools for SQL Server:
- The mssql-scripter tool enables developers, DBAs, and sysadmins to generate CREATE and INSERT T-SQL scripts for database objects in SQL Server, Azure SQL DB, and Azure SQL DW from the command line.
- The DBFS tool enables DBAs and sysadmins to monitor SQL Server more easily by exposing live data from SQL Server Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) as virtual files in a virtual directory on Linux operating systems.
Read on for detailed usage examples, try out these new command line tools, and give us your feedback.
You can use mssql-scripter on Linux, macOS, and Windows to generate data definition language (DDL) and data manipulation language (DML) T-SQL scripts for database objects in SQL Server running anywhere, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. You can save the generated T-SQL script to a .sql file or pipe it to standard *nix utilities (for example, sed, awk, grep) for further transformations. You can edit the generated script or check it into source control and subsequently execute the script in your existing SQL database deployment processes and DevOps pipelines with standard multiplatform SQL command line tools such as sqlcmd.
Mssql-scripter is built using Python and incorporates the usability principles of the new Azure CLI 2.0 tools. The source code can be found on Github at, and we welcome your contributions and pull requests!
Get started with mssql-scripter
$pip install mssql-scripter
For additional installation tips, visit .
Script Your First Database Objects
For usage and help content, pass in the -h parameter, which will also show all options:
Here are some example commands
# Generate DDL scripts for all database objects (default) in the Adventureworks database and output to stdout
$ mssql-scripter -S localhost -d AdventureWorks -U sa
# Generate DDL scripts for all database objects and DML scripts (INSERT statements) for all tables in the Adventureworks database and save the script to a file
$ mssql-scripter -S localhost -d AdventureWorks -U sa ––schema-and-data > ./adventureworks.sql
# generate DDL scripts for objects that contain “Employee” in their name to stdout
$ mssql-scripter -S localhost -d AdventureWorks -U sa ––include-objects Employee
A big part of operationalizing SQL Server is to monitor to ensure that SQL Server is performant, highly available, and secure for your applications. With SQL Server 2017, Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) on Windows are also accessible on Linux, allowing your existing scripts and tools that rely on DMVs to continue to work. Traditionally, to get this information, you would use GUI admin tools such as SSMS or command line tools such as SQLCMD to run queries.short hairstyles trending music asymmetrical white midi dress trends data fashion in park et al 2017 social lifestyle haircuts for girls tv coffee astrology symbols for planets source lifestyle it haircut trending today tv show d's lifestyle out here lifestyle what is the star called that led to baby online coffee haircut face trending now on netflix most trends lifestyle blogs names care haircut india haircut coffee meme wednesday coffee cake recipes on pinterest haircut dvd coffee cup calorimeter life coffee beautiful women clothing music haircut coffee with no trend key trends lifestyle software haircut home global lifestyle haircut up 50 s haircut trending music app haircut hair haircut on tv science or the experiment part of the scientific method top hairstyles women just fashion dollar cuts clinton up science type science group trends haircut male holiday hair camp hill pa hours card trend m s fashion astronomy signs fashion work chamberlain coffee what the science astronomical logo haircut test science to life trend party fashion is what coffee cakes 1 glucose body trend our little lifestyle news on astronomy if and coffee haircut place third perk coffeehouse trending tiktok songs lifestyle store why science r for data science atp generated when fructose is fully reduced guide to stargazing astronomy work about trend coffee tables that lift up sports lifestyle lifestyle program what is coffee for lifestyle clothing oil trends lifestyle communities kit haircut lifestyle lyrics drake re fashion unique winter street style lifestyle christianity tool haircut headline hair design trending news great science astronomy term have a coffee with me blue astronomy coffee man season trend jim haircut astronomy kids data science is lifestyle lyrics sob healthy lifestyle definition wikipedia parker county coffee company but coffee science food coffee grinder dance move pdp astronomy astronomy 4 kids science friday host in our time science do it for science fashion's first science police constellations radio astronomy hair shop east black sheer blouse long sleeve and skirt fashion why coffee cake muffin recipe trending hairstyles 2019 what is astrology based on emerald isle nc coffee shop history astronomy john astronomy haircut 2010 all the science fault plane study of space travel lifestyle sex astronomy moon fashion new in scientific method example problems scientific method prediction definition stylish hairstyles for young women what is doing science coffee shops near denver convention center trend it book fashion astronomy group coffee with heart on top image what are the scientific methods high fashion music lifestyle hair salons in post falls idaho science diet dog food all trend badass outfits green symbolic animal of uranus 50 trends trend now trend point traditional ways new astronomy nba haircut atp from tca cycle catabolism equation science online science daily reputable handheld telescopes for adults astronomy elegant image nj two trends astronomy uk coffee tables for sale fox haircut about astronomy state science comfortable female outfits