Data compare tools

List of data compare, synchronization and migration tools.

Visual Studio - SQL Server Data Tools

SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio enables you to analyze and compare database schema and data and apply changes on the target database or to generate T-SQL scripts to run later. Data comparison compares data between two existing databases of the same schema and can write the script to apply the changes.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: No
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: Yes

Red Gate SQL Data Compare

SQL Data Compare is the industry-standard tool for comparing and deploying SQL Server database contents. You can work with live databases, backups, or SQL scripts in source control.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: No
Schema sync: No
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

SQL Data Examiner

SQL Data Examiner compares and synchronizes the data of the databases. It enables you to migrate data between database servers, consolidate data from slave databases to a master database and setup scheduled comparison and synchronization.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: No
Schema sync: No
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

dbForge Data Compare for SQL Server

dbForge Data Compare for SQL Server is a powerful SQL comparison tool that easily copes with big data and supports native SQL Server backups. With dbForge Data Compare, you can tune flawless SQL database comparison, quickly analyze SQL data differences and smoothly synchronize SQL Server data with the convenient wizard.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: No
Schema sync: No
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

SQL Admin Studio

SQL Admin Studio is a complete Database Management & Design Environment for SQL Server, MSDE, Express, Access & MySQL. It features schema explorer, backup and restore, query designer, full display script editor with syntax highlighting, Intellisense, table designer, code templates, indexes, constraints, and foreign keys.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Free
Free edition: Yes

SQL Delta Duo for SQL Server

SQL Delta for SQL Server runs two or more projects side by side in separate tabs, whether it's two schema compare projects on completely separate servers or a schema compare and data compare project on the same server. It shows an overview of all the objects that are different or not in either the source or target. By selecting each object you can see at the schema level the various differences.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

xSQL Data Compare

xSQL Data Compare for SQL Server allows you to compare and synchronize data in SQL Server databases. You can use it for data migration, auditing, replication verification, populating development databases with production data, etc.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: No
Schema sync: No
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: Yes

ApexSQL Data Diff

ApexSQL Data Diff compares SQL data from live databases, scripts, backups and source control. It compares SQL database backups without restoring and automates and schedules data migrations.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: No
Schema sync: No
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

Quest Toad for SQL Server

Quest Toad for SQL Server is a tool that compares and synchronizes schema and data of the SQL Server databases. It easily identifies differences by comparing and syncing servers, schemas, and data and enables a number of scripts to be executed against different servers at the same time.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

Idera DB Change Manager

DB Change Manager tracks and manages complex database schema changes and complies with database audit and reporting requirements. It protects data privacy within the database environment and track changes from multiple major database platforms.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

Idera SQL Comparison Toolset

SQL Comparison Toolset allows you to quickly compare and safely synchronize databases for SQL Server or Oracle database. It detects and repairs unwanted database changes by comparing to backups and snapshots.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

SQL Server Comparision Tool

SQL Server Comparision Tool analyzes, compares and documents structure of tables, procedures, functions, views, triggers and relationships. It compares data stored in tables and generate detailed reports displaying results of comparisons or analysis.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: No
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: No
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

DB Ghost Change Manager Professional

DB Ghost provides flexible tools for source scripting, building, comparing, synchronizing, creating delta scripts, upgrading and packaged remote delivery.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

Altova DatabaseSpy

Altova DatabaseSpy is the unique multi-database query, design, and database comparison tool that even generates elegant charts directly from query results.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No

Altova DiffDog

Altova DiffDog is a database content comparision and schema diff/merge tool. It allows you to diff databases of the same type as well as the content of equivalent tables and entire database schemas in different database types.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Data sync: Yes
Schema comare: Yes
Schema sync: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No