Most recent update: 2019-05-08. Major release with Visual Studio 2019 support, SSIS 2019 support, bug fixes and performance enhancements.View Change Log
Built to work with all versions of SQL Server.
Enhance your Biml development experience within this Visual Studio add-in.
Generate packages within Visual Studio and avoid slow, repetitive, "drag 'n drop" workflow.
Write Biml code with syntax highlighting, making it easier to read and write Biml.
Aligned Ship Cycles
Rapidly release updates that work with the most current versions of SQL Server.
The best way to write Biml for free.
Giving you the best experience while developing with Biml in Visual Studio.
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|Model relational database objects|
|Produce DDL for any ANSI SQL compliant RDBMS|
|Import relational database objects from Bimlscript code|
|Import relational database objects using visual UI||Integration Services (SSIS)|
|Model SSIS Packages|
|Generate packages (DTSX files)|
|Generate SSIS projects (DTProj, Params, ISPAC files)|
|Import SSIS packages and projects|
|Easier use of Feature Packs & 3rd party Task/Components||Analysis Services|
|Model SSAS Cubes|
|Model SSAS Tabular and PowerPivot|
|Generate SSAS cubes, tabular models, and PowerPivot|
|Import cubes, tabular models, and PowerPivot||Scripting|
|Automate Biml with BimlScript code nuggets|
|Customize validation with your own errors and warnings|
|Use Transformers to modify objects and inject patterns|
|Organize Transformers and Bimlscripts into reusable Frameworks||User Interface|
|Bimlscript code editor with advanced Intelliprompt|
|BimlScript code editor with C# & VB code completion|
|Visual Designers for all Biml objects|
|Live view of objects as you code||Automation|
|Command line compiler|
|API Access from external applications||Extensibility|
|Extend the Biml Language|
|Extend Mist UI|
|Redistribute BimlEngine binaries (OEM)|
|Host Bimlengine binaries in a value-added service (SaaS)||Metadata Management|
|Create reusable models for metadata storage|
|Autogeneration of metadata entry UI based on metadata models|
|Consistent and friendly API for accessing stored metadata||With separate agreement|
|Plugin model allows storage of metadata anywhere||With separate agreement|
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