ApexSQL Data Diff 2018 R6 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Data Diff 2018 R6 has been released

About ApexSQL Data Diff: ApexSQL Data Diff is a SQL Server data comparison and synchronization tool that detects data differences and resolves them without errors. It compares and synchronizes live databases, database backups, and data under source control. ApexSQL Data Diff integrates with SQL Server Management Studio and has a command line interface, to allow for unattended execution.

For more information, visit the ApexSQL Data Diff product page

About this release:


  • SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.0 support
  • SQL Server Management Studio 18 integration support
  • Visual Studio 2019 integration support
  • Active Directory authentication – Universal with MFA support
  • CLI switches:
    • Tables with specified schemas can be filtered via the /include switch: “Schemaname.ObjectName”
    • New value for the Synchronization options switch: Ignore pre-processing script failure [ippsf]
    • New value for the compatibility level /cl1 and /cl2 switches: SQL2019 [2019]

Improved quality:

  • 15 bugs and known issue fixed


  • Backup database before synchronization is now unchecked by default
  • Default value for the /backup switch is set to None

See also:
Release notes


February 5, 2019