synchronize database

Oracle DBMS_COMPARISON package overview

During replicating data in one or another way, it happens that synchronized objects may differ. This situation may take place in the following cases:

  • If changes made in one of copied databases were not captured
  • The changes were captured but not forwarded
  • The changed were forwarded but not applied due to some reasons

It should be admitted that full or partial synchronization may be required due to some other reasons, not related to replication. But the question is how to synchronize database objects?
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Synchronizing SQL data between a company database and a data warehouse

Recently we’ve received a question from one of our customers asking how to synchronize data between companies servers and a data warehouse server. Let’s see how easy it can be done with the help of  dbForge Data Compare for SQL Server, a professional tool for SQL data comparison and synchronization. (more…)

Backup Comparison and Database Versioning Added in Schema Compare for SQL Server


Schema Compare for SQL Server 2.00 compares schema snapshots, database backups, and database changes in version control systems to accelerate the work of advanced database developers.

Devart today announced the public availability of  Schema Compare for SQL Server 2.00 that delivers new capabilities to help customers more effectively compare databases and more quickly migrate schema changes across different SQL Server versions.

Featuring new functionality, the tool is better equipped to span a full spectrum of database comparison and synchronization tasks and allows completing them at a professional level.

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How to migrate databases of different SQL Server versions

Need to move databases from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005 – 2008 or vice versa?

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Would you like to change data types or other attributes for multi tables in one shot?

Recently we’ve got a letter from a customer asking how to alter all float datatype to double datatype in one “Find and Replace all” shot. Good news! dbForge Studio can do this.  Let’s see how Find and Replace functionality,  Schema Compare tool,  and a database project of dbForge Studio will do their best to change the required properties at a heat.
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Table data verification for safe schema synchronization

Preserving data in tables after synchronization is one of requirements for successful schema synchronization. dbForge Schema Compare for SQL Server offers two mechanisms of preserving tables data during synchronization, they are warning the users about data loss and restoring data in recreated objects.

But it is not all, dbForge Schema Compare for SQL Server goes on and offers table data verification during synchronization.

How it works

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Easy ways to quickly exclude objects from schema synchronization

Many users of dbForge Schema Compare for SQL Server ask us how to exclude all the objects or a group of objects at once from synchronization. It is not a problem. (more…)

Automated MySQL data comparison and synchronization: how it works

In dbForge Studio for MySQL you can find Data Compare, a tool which allows you to compare and analyze tables data in databases, for example, to check that data in the synchronized databases are identical. Besides, it  allows synchronizing the data differences to get identical databases. The following picture illustrates comparison and synchronization of two MySQL databases.

Data Comparison Workflow

Data Comparison Workflow

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What’s New in dbForge Schema Compare for SQL Server v1.10

Devart has released today the improved version 1.10 of dbForge Schema Compare for SQL Server, a sophisticated tool specially designed to meet your specific comparison tasks, help analyze schema differences at a glance, and synchronize them correctly, saving time and efforts.

dbForge Schema Compare for SQL Server 1.10 features the following enhancements:

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How to: Synchronize Data of a Big Database

Recently, one of our customers asked us how to synchronize large databases if the size of the generated synchronization script couldn’t be opened by dbForge Data Compare for SQL Server for editing. He tried to synchronize his large database, but the generated synchronization script (Table Data Update Script of all tables) was of a great size, so the program could not open it and recommended direct execution. However, the user wanted to review the script and edit it before execution.

Such cases are quite common, so here is the solution we recommend.
If you have a big database, synchronize it in three stages:

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