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  1. Create or replace

    For procedures/packages etc. it would be great to be able to have a "script as CREATE OR REPLACE" option.

    We would use this to generate scripts that could be kept under source control in Mercurial, and applied to the (shared) dev database as needed.

    We could also then use the tool to compare whether the database is up to date with the latest changes in source control.

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      1 comment  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        2 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow partial compare of schemas based on naming convention

        We manage ERP systems with larg schemas (150.000 - 200.000 objects) where only a small proportion - the custom objects - should be under source control / schema compared.

        To enable a decent use of Schema Compare for these systems, we would need to be able to compare schemas partially based on naming convention. Multiple assignments per schema should be possible, e.g. we want to match all objects for schema ABC matching the naming convention EE% and FF%

        20 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow schema comparison from a specific revision of the repository

          When your source or destination is an SVN repository allow to select a specific revision of the repository.

          It is true that there are workarounds for this but it would save time to do it automatically in the tool because now either you have to checkout or update to an specific revision from the svn or you have to create tags in your repository for each version.

          8 votes
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          • Direct Comparison to Source Control

            Similar to the SQL Server Product, Source Control should be an option as a Source or Target for the comparison.

            7 votes
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            • snapshot

              Create snapshot options should be similar to those in the SQL Server tool. We are currently limited to snapshot only from TNS and manual connection. We should have the options to create a snapshot from script file or source control. This is vital to our build automation

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                1 comment  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • SDK

                as SQL Schema compare sdk

                5 votes
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                • Objects included in the results - CommandLine

                  Filter for object types in command line application (SCO.exe).

                  There are several cases when to apply only changes for specific object types (i.e. package, procedure, function) instead of all differencies. Such as in GUI.

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                  • Add database-level objects to schema (database?) compare

                    I'd like the ability to compare schema, role and other database level objects for deployment. Most notably schemas (users) and roles.

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                      0 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • The function of Schema Compare that compares schemas with script folders has the problems that it ignores all extentions different than sql.

                      It would be useful to support files with different extensions, either by allowing to configure ignored extensions (all other will be treated as sql) or by allowing to configure extensions for specific types of objects.

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                        0 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        What scenario are you trying to support here? We only support comparing to sql that we have generated initially and we always save the files ending in .sql.

                        It may work against arbitrary sql files (and I tend to fix issues when they’re reported) but it’s not something we “support”.

                      • Synonym comparison limitations?

                        I have a schema where synonyms are not being compared correctly. In particular this is a synonym that refers to a remote object. Is this a known limitation of Schema Compare?

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                          0 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi – thanks for the feedback. There is some basic support for synonyms in Schema Compare, but without more detail it’s hard to say how the tool should behave in this scenario.

                          If you could provide some more details of the issue, and describe what you were expecting to see in the comparison results, that would be really useful.

                          If you’d prefer not to post the data in this forum, please email it to oracle@red-gate.com and we’ll get back to you.

                        • Support for Queue Tables

                          Please add support or the ability to find Queue tables.

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