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I am a member of a team with 3 developers. We have started using Redmine here for project management and issue tracking and LOVE it. I have seen elsewhere how nicely Redmine can work when a back-end repository is set up for a project. There is nice integration all around.

This shop is currently .Net and SQL Server 2005. I am thinking about recommending a move to Subversion for our VCS (so that we can integrate with Redmine). I have seen a product called VisualSVN which will make it possible to use Visual Studio with Subversion, so that covers .Net. But the other big question is if it is possible to configure SQL Server Management Studio to somehow use Subversion for its VCS. Has anyone done this?

This shop is currently using Sourcegear Fortress.

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You might have better luck with this question on stackoverflow.com, there should be many more users with experience using SQL/SVN. –  Ryan Fisher Apr 7 '10 at 20:02
    
From my reading on the topic, the Plugin source control options in SQL Manager are limited. At a stretch, if you are stuck you can generate a script for the database at every major build and use Visual Studio to commit the script at the same time as the rest of your code. –  Seanchán Torpéist Apr 7 '10 at 23:47
    
@Ryan, I had checked stackoverflow too but thanks for the visible reminder to all. –  Mike Apr 15 '10 at 14:22
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I haven't found any myself so far, but this looked promising:

http://john.rummell.info/john/blog/post/SQL-Server-Management-Studio-and-TortoiseSVN.aspx

This uses the External Tools command in SQL Manager to hook into TortoiseSVN (VisualSVN uses this so it should be comaptible!).

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For my uses, this is probably the best solution for the moment or until Red Gate releases their product. Thanks for the link. While not ideal, it removes SSMS from being a blocker to adopting Subversion. –  Mike Apr 15 '10 at 14:20
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Redgate are bringing out a product called "SQL Source Control"

http://www.red-gate.com/products/SQL_Source_Control/

From a limited try it seems quite good.

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