The biggest request we keep on getting in SQL in Sixty Seconds is tricks with SQL Server Management Studio. It seems like SSMS is our favorite tool and we all want to share our neat tricks with everybody. Today I am going to share very popular and most requested SQL Server Tip. Sample data and test database is very common when working in a development environment. A developer often creates interesting samples as well challenging objects in their database. The architects work on databases and hand it over to developers, later developer hand it over to DBA. In simple words, in many cases the database move from one place to another place. It is not always possible to back up and restore databases. There are possibilities when only part of the database (with schema and data) has to be moved.
This often seems to be big challenge for many new developers and DBA. However, if you watch today’s SQL in Sixty Seconds you will find that it is very very easy to accomplish. I have previously written about this subject over here Create Script to Copy Database Schema and All The Objects.
More on Removing Debug Button in SSMS:
- Create Script to Copy Database Schema and All The Objects
- Copy Database With Data – Generate T-SQL For Inserting Data From One Table to Another Table
- Copy Database from Instance to Another Instance – Copy Paste in SQL Server
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Reference: Pinal Dave (https://blog.sqlauthority.com)
I’ve tried this way to generate the database scripts, but it’s not working quite properly. I’m always missing one specific table und quite half of my views in the script. I also changed some options to find a difference, but no success. Also create a script only for all tables or all views didn’t help. But when I just create a script with this wizzard for my missing table it works. The output says everything was ok.
Is there something which can prevent the wizard to script the object? Is there another easy way to script all schema objects?
Thanks for any advice!
My thanks to you!
Once again convinced that SQL Authority is the best site with SQL info and examples! Only here I FINALLY FOUND the method of exporting data to SQL file!!!!!!!!
If I want to copy only partial data or delta records then how can I achieve this by doing generate scripts automatically?
I got errors when my table contains huge records when generate script with data. is there any way to get it
I used bcp to export and import the data. Its the best choice I think.
Could you use this to copy all data and schemas from SQL 2012 to SQL 2008r2 installation on a different server?
Thanks a lot
Thanks For all your help!
Can you suggest a way to script or copy a maintenance plan without Integration Services?
Is there any way if we could generate script without Sql Server Management Studio ?
Did you find a way to do this? I’m searching… Thanks
Did you both find anything to do so? If found then plz share…I’m looking for some command for this task rather than any software
Thanks! Helped me to move local DB to the cloud without any hassle.
As always, Pinal Dave’s instructions are easy to follow and they work.
Thanks. Concise and helpful!
Thanks so much Pinal
Thank you – had been looking for this for a while!
I Love you! Thxs!!!!!
Hello Seniors, may you help me how to generate online script in sql server 2008 r2 with data and schema
are you not able to follow steps given in video?