ReadyRoll 1

Visual Studio extension

The ReadyRoll Visual Studio extension lets you:

  • easily create migration scripts for database changes
  • deploy those migrations to a development database as part of a Visual Studio build
  • validate the migration scripts
  • source control the migration scripts so they can be used by team members as well as the build components


  • Visual Studio 2015 Community, Professional, or Enterprise
  • Visual Studio 2017 Community, Professional, or Enterprise
    • With the Data storage and processing workload installed

Old versions

Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 require ReadyRoll and will receive no further updates.

  • Visual Studio 2012 Professional, Premium, or Ultimate
  • Visual Studio 2013 Professional, Premium, or Ultimate



Getting started

The ReadyRoll Visual Studio extension adds a new project type and window to Visual Studio. For details on how to get started, see Getting started.


Unattended installation

SQLToolbelt.exe /IAgreeToTheEULA

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