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  1. 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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        • 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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