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  1. 167 votes
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      14 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.

      84 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 54 votes
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          3 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Edit a project

          Please add a way of editing an existing project

          39 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Options for underlying scripts

            Allow us to specify options (like in Schema Compare for Oracle) when creating a Source Control for Oracle project (e.g. we'd like to include storage clauses in the table create scripts)

            Note from Red Gate: If you vote on this feature request, it would also be helpful to know what options specifically you'd like to see.

            39 votes
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              10 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              I’ve started to add the options available in Schema Compare to Source Control. The settings need to become more granular and I’m keen on feedback on this feature. So far the settings required I have are…

              Ignore Storage

              becomes a number of separate options…

              Ignore Tablespaces
              Ignore Partitions
              Ignore PCTFREE
              Ignore Other Storage Options (or similar)

              Please let me know if you’d like to try out this new feature when it’s available.

              Richard Mitchell

            • 32 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 31 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  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.

                  30 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  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…

                    26 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Source Control  ·  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%

                      21 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  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)

                        18 votes
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                          3 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.

                          18 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  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)

                            17 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Compare tables with different tablenames

                              Could you please make it possible to compare tables with different tablenames?

                              This should be applied to all tools.

                              I do believe this is possible in the SQL Server-tools.

                              17 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Data Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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

                                13 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  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.

                                  13 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Schema Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Specify tables to compare up front

                                    We frequently bring data from production databases to staging and development environments, it involves around 120 tables , but to start with we want to pick 3 or 4 huge tables(rows ~ 3 million) and see how much time it will take to do data comparison and deploy differences, instead of copying down entire tables.Also please see if you can develop the functionality of selecting a list of tables for comparison before registering entire databases.

                                    12 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Data Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Version public synonyms whose referenced objects are in my project

                                      Our application has public synonyms that should be versioned along with our application, but Source Control for Oracle isn’t picking up the public synonyms that point to objects in our versioned schemas.

                                      Would it be possible to look for public synonyms whose referenced object is in the list of schemas that are in the SC project? For example, if my project schemas were ‘MY_SCHEMA1’ and ‘MY_SCHEMA2’, then SC for Oracle would look to version any public synonyms with a query like this:

                                      SELECT *
                                      FROM all_synonyms
                                      WHERE owner = 'PUBLIC'
                                      AND table_owner IN ('MY_SCHEMA1', 'MY_SCHEMA2');

                                      That way, SC can weed…

                                      11 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  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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