Schema Inspector Snapshot Tool
The Schema Inspector Snapshot Tool creates point-in-time copies of database objects in the form of XML files. These files can then be compared to other snapshots or live database comparisons to compare and synchronize schema elements of SQL Server databases.
Using the Snapshot Tool
1. Set your source for the snapshot. The user may connect to SQL Server using either Windows Authentication or SQL Server Authority.
2. After snapshot completes, save the XML file in the location of your choosing.
3. Confirm creation.
4. After the snapshot is created, you may use the snapshot within Schema Inspector to compare. The option to compare using a snapshot as a source is found here: