SentryOne Document

Automatic database documentation and data lineage analysis in a cloud solution


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Simplified database documentation and data lineage analysis in a cloud solution 

Want an easier way to automatically generate documentation from multiple data sources? Wish you had a better understanding of the origin of your data—and who's handled that data?

SentryOne Document delivers powerful documentation and data lineage analysis capabilities in a cloud solution. With SentryOne Document, you can easily maintain up-to-date documentation and ensure compliance with business rules and data privacy regulations by accurately tracking data lineage.

Gain control of your database environment

SentryOne Document gives you powerful tools for ensuring your databases are continuously and accurately documented. Plus, the data lineage analysis capabilities help you ensure compliance by providing a visual representation of your data's origin. 

  • Document up to 10 data sources, including SQL Server, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Excel, and many more

  • Track data lineage with a visual display that clearly shows data dependencies across your environment

  • Easily manage documentation tasks and view logs with an easy-to-access cloud solution


What you get with the SentryOne Document cloud solution

SentryOne Document gives you an easy-to-access, easy-to-manage way to streamline some of the most time-consuming data management tasks—documentation and data lineage analysis. 

Get up and running quickly. SentryOne Document is a cloud solution, so you can simply start your account, add your data sources, and start documenting and analyzing.

Less to manage.  All of the SentryOne Document components are hosted by SentryOne, so you can focus on strategically managing your data estate.

Access from anywhere. You can log in from any device to manage documentation tasks, run analyses, and view logs. 

Frequent, easy updates. SentryOne Document is available as a subscription service, so your solution will always be up to date.

Easy to use. An intuitive interface makes it easy for you to set up automated documentation tasks and run data lineage analyses


Database documentation and data lineage analysis—simplified

Automatically document multiple data sources

With SentryOne Document, you can automatically document data sources including:

  • SQL Server

  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)

  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Excel

  • Tableau

  • And more!

SentryOne Document efficiently and accurately documents your entire Microsoft Data Platform. You can configure the settings to ensure that you always have up-to-date documentation, which also helps ensure compliance with business rules and data regulations. 

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Visually analyze data lineage

Accurately analyzing the origin of your data—and where it can move throughout your solutions—is critical for ensuring data integrity and compliance with business rules and data privacy regulations. 

SentryOne Document gives you a visual display of data lineage, so you can immediately understand data dependencies across the entire data estate.

SentryOne Monitor Data Lineage Analysis

Build a data dictionary

After you've generated documentation, you can use SentryOne Document to build a data dictionary to supplement the metadata, including:

  • Specifying who deployed a report

  • Showing who's responsible for maintenance of a database

  • Adding business definitions to technical items in the documentation

To learn more, check out this blog post and this how-to video.

Track changes in your documentation over time

With SentryOne Document, you can compare historical documentation with any other historical (or current) documentation. This capability helps your team see changes in a single environment over time, or among different environments.

To learn more, check out this blog post.

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Getting started with SentryOne Document

Check out these quick video tours to learn how to configure SentryOne Document and get started documenting databases, analyzing data lineage, and scheduling metadata snapshots.

Installing and configuring

Analyzing data lineage

Scheduling snapshots

Creating a data dictionary

SentryOne Document FAQ

How many database sources can I document and analyze with SentryOne Document?  

You can buy licenses for 1, 5, or 10 data sources. Support for more targets will be available in a future release.  During the 30-day trial period, you'll be able to document and analyze one data source.


What types of data sources can I document with SentryOne Document 

SentryOne Document supports most Microsoft Data Platform sources, plus a few others, including:

  • SQL Server

  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)

  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Power BI

  • Excel

  • Tableau

  • and more! 


What do I need to get up and running?  

To get started, you'll first download the Configuration Tool and Remote Agent for SentryOne Document (preview release), a cloud-based solution for database documentation and data lineage analysis. The remote agent is a service that processes the Document workload. You'll use the configuration tool to configure new solutions, then upload them to SentryOne Document.


How do I start documenting and analyzing my data sources?

Check out this video to get started with configuring your solution and adding data sources to document. During your 30-day trial period, we'll send you additional videos that walk you through the basics of documenting databases, analyzing data lineage, and managing tasks.


What if I find something that’s not working? 

You can send feedback to the SentryOne team from right in the portal. Use the smiley face icon in the upper-right corner to open up a feedback link.  


What if I need help? 

Our Support team is happy to help. Please contact us if you get stuck and need assistance. 


What happens when my 30-day trial expires? 

Before the trial expires, you’ll receive an email inviting you to upgrade to a paid subscription. 

SentryOne Document Pricing & Comparison

SentryOne Document Pricing

SentryOne Document is available through an annual subscription based on a 12-month term, paid in advance, with automatic renewal at the end of the term. 

Number of licenses

(licensed per data source)

Per month Per year   


$109 $1,308




(7% volume discount)




$959 (12% volume discount) $11,510



See what SentryOne Document can do for free for 30 days - download the trial.

Comparing SentryOne Document with DOC xPress

SentryOne Document is a cloud solution for database documentation and data lineage analysis that builds on the power of DOC xPress, an on-premises solution offered by SentryOne. Here's a comparison of the functionality available in the preview version of SentryOne Document and the on-premises version of DOC xPress. 

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