Redgate SQL Compare Reviews

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Richard Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 01, 2019

Redgate SQL Compare: the only SQL comparison tool you'll ever need!

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Simple and easy comparison of database schemas and data. Differences can be copied or synced from one database to another with a click of a button.
  • You can save "projects" so that you can easily rerun a previous comparison whenever you need to.
  • It has a very simple, easy to learn interface. I've never needed to read any documentation or watch any tutorials in order to figure out how to do something.
  • I honestly can't think of anything I don't like or anything I would change.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
June 29, 2019

Redgate SQL Compare -- What's to compare, save time and money!

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • It allows you to set up projects for repetitive comparisions.
  • It organises object differences very well, with filters and searches available on top.
  • Redgate displays the differences between objects very clearly at script level.
  • It's created deployment scripts that you can either run yourself, or complete using the application.
  • So far so good. I have to be honest, it's not a complicated application, and so far hasn't caused me any issues or to question the choices of the developers!
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Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 21, 2019

Save yourself countless hours and headaches when deploying DB changes!!

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Extremely fast!
  • Compares from source control, not just physical databases. No need to keep copies of databases of varying versions laying around.
  • Command line tools integrate easily into automated build processes.
  • Even has plugins for products like Octopus Deploy!
  • Not the best at initial setups. Sometimes there are error messages that have no bearing on what the problem really is.
  • Documentation sometimes can be lacking, but their support team will make up for that.
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Luca Campanelli | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 02, 2018

A must have for DBAs

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Comparison speed
  • Immediacy in the highlighting of differences
  • Easy to use
  • Some features or default preferences are not activated and are a bit hidden between the Options flags
  • License fee slightly high
  • If you upgrade the SQL server, you need to upgrade the version of SQL
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Rob Cowart | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 03, 2017

RedGate makes awesome SQL Server dev tools!

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Deep, thorough SQL Server db comparisons in places you might not think to look.
  • Gives me flexibility on how I want to save or execute the SQL Compare results.
  • Remembers settings between uses that speed me in using it.
  • Has a clear and effective interface.
  • Pricing.... I wish there was an inexpensive developer version I could buy for myself.
  • Portability.... I would like to use it from a flash drive so I can use it where ever I am asked to work.
  • Unbundled.... This may be available already but I dont' recall I can buy it cheaply as a stand-alone product. Its only part of the bundle - cost effectively.
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Redgate SQL Compare Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

Version control tools (3)
Performance optimization tools (2)
Schema maintenance (4)
Database change management (6)
User management (2)
Database security (3)
Change management (5)

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