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  1. Scriptfolder feature

    I know the MySQL bundles does not have the source control - and there is already an idea asking for it, but if the MySQL compare can generate and work with script folder like the oracle one does, we can check in the folder manually and make the tool as robust as oracle bundles

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      0 comments  ·  MySQL Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add decent line breaking in view definition comparisons

      Now, the whole view definition is on a single line and the compare display is worthless. Please add line breaks in the definition statement (just for display) so the statement can be inspected. Maybe just replace blanks with line breaks...

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      • Add option to ignore column order in table definition compare

        An option to ignore the order of columns between source and target table would be great. Especially since MySQL Compare can't insert new columns at the right position.

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        • Great frontend for weak engine

          Your tools looks great but are completely unusable.

          Bundle:
          Is this one product or two independent? Why is it not possible to compare both schema and data? I even can't copy the database connection params from Compare to Data Compare.

          MySQL Data compare:
          It can't switch database encoding so my string data becomes '???? ???'. It generates buggy SQL when using custom comparison key. It can't pre-edit single vaues to be inserted in SQL script...

          MySQL schema Compare:
          Seems to be OK due to no nontrivial features used in my DBs (such as `national` fields). But all this software is…

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          • use add [column] AFTER [col_name] syntax to avoid table rebuild

            When adding a column mid table and enforcing column order, it would be better to use the AFTER keyword to avoid a table rebuild. e.g.

            alter table test_col2 add column d int after c;

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            • Generate deployment script without database names

              I want to run the deployment script to update data in several different target databases. Please add an option to generate the script without the database name.

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                0 comments  ·  MySQL Data Compare  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • MySQL automated Backup

                I would be nice, if you complete your Tools with a Backup.

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                • Source Control for MySQL

                  It would be great to see your Source Control for Oracle product ported to support MySQL.

                  Note from Red Gate: please do comment on which source control system you use (e.g. Git/Mercurial/Subversion/TFS etc.), as well as any other critical features for you

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                  • SSL Connections

                    Please add the ability for MySQL Compare to connect using SSL to the MySQL server

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