Best SQL Documentation Tools

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Wondering what is the best SQL documentation tool. This list provides the answer. It contains an easy-to-use SQL documentation tools, found across the web and sorted here. These tools make SQL documenting simple and can save you some time and money allowing you to document your database from top to bottom in different formats HTML, CHM, PDF, XML, etc...

The Top Ten

1 ApexSQL Doc Visit Website9
2 Database Documenter

Do you hate writing documentation? Have you taken over support for a database that you know nothing about? Are you looking for a way to provide consistent database documentation? If you answered yes to any of these questions then Database Documenter is the tool for you.

Database Documenter generates easy-to-read and detailed documentation for SQL Server 2000/2005 databases with a few simple clicks.

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3 dbdesc Visit Website9
4 DBScribe Visit Website9
5 SQL Doc 2 Visit Website9
6 SQLRaptor Visit Website9
7 SQL Documentation Tool

A huge time saver compared to generating documentation by hand.
Helps your development team get to grips with large and complex databases.
Ability to document multiple databases.
Range of output documentation formats, including HTML, HTML Help, RTF/Word and plain text formats.

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8 SqlSpec Visit Website9
9 Dataedo

Powerful database documentation tool.

A free version sufficient for most applications is available. Paid version is ridiculously cheap for its features.

Supports more than just SQL Server.

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10 GenesisOne SQL Server Documentation V 1 Comment Visit Website9

The Contenders

11 dbForge Documenter for SQL Server

It's a powerful and easy to use tool with a wide range of options. - JordanS

12 SQL Help Builder
13 TechWriter for Databases

TechWriter for Databases is a documentation tool for databases that leverages the information locked inside your database to automatically produce database reference documentation for Access, MySQL, Oracle, SAS, SQL Server, PostgreSQL and DB2 databases.

14 SysKit SQL Manager

Use SysKit SQL Manager to eliminate endless manual SQL environment documentation. It takes only a few minutes to generate professional-looking documentation about your SQL Server settings:

- SQL Servers

- Databases

- SSAS, SSIS, SSRS

- Azure

- Always On

- Failover Cluster

Document the SQL environment for your client, or provide a complete report about your internal IT infrastructure to your boss.

https://www.syskit.com/products/sql-manager/

15 SysKit SQL Manager

Use SysKit SQL Manager to eliminate endless manual SQL environment documentation. It takes only a few minutes to generate professional-looking documentation about your SQL Server settings:
- SQL Servers
- Databases
- SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
- Azure
- Always On
- Failover Cluster

Document the SQL environment for your client, or provide a complete report about your internal IT infrastructure to your boss.

Free Trial available at https://www.syskit.com/products/sql-manager/ - MarinaSQL

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