ApexSQL Generate 2016 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Generate 2016 has been released

Type: Major feature, medium fix release

About ApexSQL Generate: ApexSQL Generate generates test data for specified columns and tables. It exports test data to SQL, XML, and CSV files, or executes it directly against the database.

ApexSQL Generate offers the ability to quickly generate millions of rows, as well as intelligent auto-creating of data patterns at row level. It supports a wide variety of data types, including geography, money, and hierarchyid.

For more information visit the ApexSQL Generate product page.

About this release:


  • Added 85 predefined generators
  • New Cross-column generator has been added
  • New User defined generator has been added
  • New Text generator has been added along with:
    • Lorem ipsum generator option
    • Text shuffler option
    • Sentence generator option
  • New Execution by time option
  • New Execution by table proportion option
  • New SQL view option for the Table mapping feature
  • Improved Regular expression generator with an option to use columns and files as variables
  • New Pre-processing and Post-processing scripts feature has been added
  • New Warnings feature has been added
  • New Include dependent database objects option
  • Support for SQL Server 2016 CTP2
  • Support for SQL Server Management Studio integration

Improved quality:

  • 26 bugs and know issues fixed

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Release notes

October 23, 2015