Monday, November 18, 2019
With Toad, developers and database administrators can use a familiar, proven tool to manage databases. Toad empowers developers and administrators, of varying skill levels, to rapidly create and execute queries, automate database object management, and develop SQL more efficiently.
Toad also provides utilities to compare, extract and search for objects, manage projects, import/export data and administer the database, while increasing your productivity and delivering access to an active user community.
Toad for SQL Server 7.1.2 is a patch release with new features, security enhancements and resolved issues.
In Toad for SQL Server 7.1 the following new features were implemented:
For this release of Toad for SQL Server we have provided internal security adjustments. We have revised a list of third party components in use according to their known and potential vulnerabilities. Toad uses only reliable and safe components by third party vendors. See the list of third party components in Toad for SQL Serverthe help file, section About Us | Third Party Components.
Our Toad installers are now based on the Wix Toolset , which improves user experience and performance of the installation process.
See Resolved Issues for more enhancements and resolved issues in this release of Toad for SQL Server.
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Before installing Toad, ensure that your client system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
2 GHz processor (recommended minimum)
8 GB of RAM minimum, 16 GB recommended
Note: The memory required may vary based on the following:
Hard Disk Space
800 MB to install Toad
Note: The disk space required may vary based on the edition of Toad selected for installation.
Windows Server® 2008 R2 SP2
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server® 2012 R2
Windows Server® 2016
Windows Server® 2019
Windows® 7 SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows® 10, version 1809
Important: Toad uses the Microsoft® Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC) when opening a SQL file to get Full-Text Search status, but DTC is disabled by default on Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7. If you are using either operating system, ensure that Network DTC access is enabled on the Toad client. See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753510(WS.10).aspx for more information about enabling DTC access.
Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.7.1
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or later
Toad supports screen resolutions up to 3200 x 1800 and display DPI settings up to 150%
Copy/Move Database Wizard
The SQL Server Backward Compatibility package is required to use the Copy/Move Database wizard.
The Log Reader requires version 8.0 DLL files in the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package. If these files do not exist on the client, you will need to install them to use some functionality in the Log Reader.
Before installing Toad, ensure that your server meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 Express
SQL Server 2014 Enterprise and SQL Server 2014 Express
SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2017
Note: To use Access 2016 64-bit to connect to an Access database in Toad, the Microsoft Access Database Engine is required and might not be included in the Access installation. The engine must match the architecture (bitness) of Toad.
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SQL Azure and Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Note: To be able to utilize a majority of Toad functionality, please grant VIEW DEFINITION on the SQL Azure databases you want to work with.
When deploying Toad in a virtualization environment, for best results ensure the system accurately reflects the applicable client hardware and software requirements listed in this document.
Toad has been developed using Microsoft guidelines (see Remote Desktop Services programming guidelines) and can be deployed and operated in virtualization environments such as Citrix XenApp, Microsoft App-V, and VirtualBox.
Only Windows Administrators and Power Users can install Toad.
If an Administrator installs Toad, the Administrator can share the Toad shortcut icon on the desktop and menu items with any user—a Power User, Restricted User—on the computer.
If a Power User installs Toad, a Restricted User cannot do the following:
The following describes the requirements and restrictions for users who launch and run Toad:
The following is a list of issues addressed and enhancements implemented in this release of Toad for SQL Server:
Resolved Issues in 7.1.2
|Feature||Resolved Issue / Enhancement||Defect ID|
We have improved work with calculated fields and aggregate values in Dimensional Viewer
Collation property while importing data using Automation script has been modified to improve performance with certain JOINS on Tables
Issue with a public login has been resolved
Disk Management in Toad SQL Server now shows correct number of disks
Publishing a script with different schemas from the same database now works correctly
Resolved Issues in 7.1
|Feature||Resolved Issue / Enhancement||Defect ID|
|Code Completion||Dragging and dropping column names from Object Explorer to Editor now works correctly.||QAT-15117|
|General||Fixed some issues with disappearing buttons on Win 10.||TSS-1661/4448709|
|Pivot Grid||Pivot Grid now allows you to use Aggregated data values in a calculated field.||QAT-14558/4415769|
|Query Builder||You now can select LAG and LEAD in the list of functions for calculated fields in Query Builder.||QAT-14252/4438857|
|SQL Editor||Highlighting keyboard shortcuts now work correctly in Editor.||QAT-15111/4542078, 4555409, 4559368, 4564671|