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  1. 152 votes
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      11 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Data should be a part of the version control for metatables

      Some tables are metatables involving data/information connected to the software releases. The Source Control utility should have a possibility of setting a switch on the tables, turning data compare on. This way you could include data for these tables in the version control.

      67 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 45 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Filter objects added to source control

          In our schema(s) there is a mixture of third party code that we don't touch, and our own code where we'll amend and add objects. Please add a way to filter out the third party objects.

          (If you vote on this, please let us know if the objects concerned are named in a particular way that would make filtering easier)

          35 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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.

            32 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 31 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 29 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Maven plugin

                  With a maven plugin developers could easily automate deploys. The plugin should be configureable, but include the possibilites of first pulling from a developer database into svn. Then pushing the changes from svn (including other changes registered in SVN) towards a deploy test database.

                  27 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Edit a project

                    Please add a way of editing an existing project

                    22 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Include Table and Column comments in the documentation

                      When creating documentation in Schema Doc, I'd also really like to document tables and column comments.

                      21 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Schema Doc  ·  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%

                        17 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make Working With Many Schemas Easier in the Project Creation Wizard

                          We have dozens of schemas in our shared test database, and they're all part of the same project, so they would be versioned together.

                          The current flow of the project creation wizard makes adding all these schemas one at a time to the new project a real pain.

                          So, at the moment, when creating the project, we have to choose a single schema from Step 3 (Choose a Schema), then type in the name of the schema to serve as the folder name in Step 4 (Choose a Folder), then click "Add another schema..." and do the same thing again…

                          17 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Option to Check Out/Lock

                            When working on an object, we would like to see an option to check-out and/or lock the item it is mapped to in source control. Preferably, we would like this to happen when the item is edited and compiled. Again, this could be an XML config file option of some kind, or an option during check-in to lock the file for the user checking it in.

                            15 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add database objects to source control

                              Please allow us to add database level objects to source control (schemas/roles/profiles/quotas/objects)

                              14 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Check in database storage

                                Source control does not check in database storage. Indeed, we specified the compression option for OLTP but when we look at the resultant script it specifies the option NOCOMPRESS.

                                14 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide a merge option for conflicts

                                  Instead of take database version, or take source control version, we sometimes wish to merge the two changes.

                                  (If you vote on this idea please also mention any tools you use for merging files in source control)

                                  13 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Share project with others

                                    It would be convenient to be able to share source control projects with other users. Without this you either have to only have one person managing the sync between the database and source control system or each person has to create a project on their machine with the same settings.

                                    12 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Option to Ignore Extneral Table Location

                                      When comparing an External Table from one environment to the next, a difference in LOCATION (or filename) that the table refers to triggers a difference. We use External Tables to read data into our warehouse and currently have to manually ignore or remove those location changes from scripts when the difference is discovered. Adding an option to "Ignore External Table Location" would be very convenient for us.

                                      11 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Connection global for all Tools

                                        Why i must create the same connection in each tool again? Please save connection strings global for all your tools and let me select the connection i need from a list within each of your tools.

                                        11 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  All Oracle tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show change date/time.

                                          If changes can occur in both the source and on the database directly, it would be helpful to know which was updated last and when.

                                          11 votes
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