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  1. CDC (Change Data Capture) objects are currently excluded from comparison.

    Because SQL Source Control uses SQL Compare behind the scenes, this means that CDC objects cannot be committed to source control, which in turn means that databases containing objects (e.g. views) which reference CDC objects cannot be deployed with SQL CI.

    I don't believe that SQL Compare should compare CDC objects by default, but there should be an option to allow it.

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  2. In version 11.1.30.30, I have 2 database where objects only differ because on schema has names that are camel cased and the other is all lowercased; everything else is identical but keeps showing in list of 'objects tat exist in both but are different'

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  3. It would be great to be able to filter extended properties on other objects than databases. We only want to compare certain extended properties on tables, but the Extended Property Filter only works on database properties.

    This is similar to this idea: https://redgate.uservoice.com/forums/141379-sql-compare/suggestions/5680027-ignore-extended-properties-created-by-the-view-des (which would be solved by filtering out "MS_DiagramPane1" on the view)

    And suggestion #2 in this forum thread: https://forums.red-gate.com/viewtopic.php?f=177&t=77849&p=136399

    28 votes
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  4. In SQL Server management studio you have the ability to add additional connection parameters however there is no ability to be able to specify these in SQL Compare. This is a problem in SQL 2012 when trying to connect to availability group listeners that have replicas in multiple subnets. In order to connect to the availability group listener you need to specify the “MultiSubnetFailover=True” connection property, otherwise it results in a 50/50 chance of connecting successfully.

    19 votes
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  5. Project Options - option to ignore parameter default values. i.e. @fundid INT = 150 and @fundid INT = 152 on 2nd db is diff, option to ignore as may want to have different defaults per db but otherwise check sp.

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  6. Hello,
    We use your compare utility to deploy update's to our software. We have many many changes to our Tables/Views/Procs/etc.

    In each of our deployment scripts there is un-needed Print '......' & Go commands that we don't need.

    It would be nice to have the option of not having these print commands

    18 votes
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  7. Need an option/ability to re-compare just one object like table, procedure,view or function etc. If my database contains 1000+ objects, if I modify one of them, there should be right click re-compare menu to just re-compare that one object. Instead of comparing the whole database. Comparing whole database take a bit of time when work remotely. Even though I have filters, it takes quite a bit of time.

    24 votes
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  8. I would like to push schema changes to a transactionally replicated database. Now, SQL Compare breaks replication when I push schema changes. Please add support for sprepladdcolumn and sorepldropcolumn rather than ALTER TABLE.

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  9. Not always a deployed database has the same name of the source database due to customers' naming conventions. So it'd be great if SQL Compare will be three-part identifiers aware, so that if you compare the same table from different named databases as following:

    SELECT *
    FROM MyDatabaseA.MyTable

    SELECT *
    FROM MyDatabaseB.MyTable

    SQL Compare will not show them as different if you want a three-part identifiers insensitive comparison.

    15 votes
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  10. 130 votes
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  11. I have yet to find a tool to compare the contents of two tabs in SSMS.
    Ideal would be the ability to run an executable on the temfiles of two tabs. So the user could use diffmerge or whatever they liked, But any diff-function would be greatly appreciated.

    I don't know if SQL Compare is the right place, but it could be.

    4 votes
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  12. Like configuration settings, security info (logins, server roles...), linked servers, jobs, SSIS catalog info for SQL2012 (folders, environments, security, projects, packages...) etc.

    42 votes
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  13. I understand that you have the ability to compare DBs to sqlproj but it would be nice to have it compare with a dacpac. That way I can build a project, persist that build number and deploy from that dacpac.

    6 votes
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  14. I'd like to be able to compare two databases, yet ignore certain column defaults in my comparison

    20 votes
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  15. When comparing a VS 2012 database project to a database, when the only difference is ALTER vs. CREATE (which happens because a stored procedure ALTER was executed directly, then saved) the comparison fails. An option to ignore this difference would be very handy.

    9 votes
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  16. When selecting the option to open the deployment script in SSMS Compare opens a new instance of SSMS for each script that you generate.

    In place of that would it be possible to open the scripts in an existing SSMS instance that is open already? This would make things a lot easier when generating multiple scripts.

    32 votes
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  17. This option exists in SQL Compare but not SQL Data Compare.

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  18. If you run a script with option to use the "USE database" clause and the database doesn't exist the script will go ahead and attempt to run the script in the current database. This is usually "master" if you are in a new query window and if you only adding new items it will add them all to the master db.

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  19. In order to create a rollback script, we currently need to reverse the direction of deployment, save the rollback script, cancel the deployment, change the direction, then proceed with deployment in the correct direction. It would be great if the same screen on the Deployment Wizard would allow you to save BOTH a change script and a rollback script.

    96 votes
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  20. Today, SQL Compare allows for two options when selecting a version of a source control data source - latest (head), or any other change set. It would be great if there was a third option: to select a version by label. We use labels as a means for controling which code is promoted from development to test to production. Anything ready to promote is labeled as “build ready.” It would be great to use this build ready label when selecting the version from the repository.

    57 votes
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