Version control tools

List of source version control tools for databases.
State-based tools - generate the scripts for database upgrade by comparing database structure to the model (etalon).
Migration-based tools - help/assist creation of migration scripts for moving database from one version to next.


Flyway provides version control for your database so you can migrate it with ease and confidence. Migrations can be written in SQL (database-specific syntax (such as PL/SQL, T-SQL, ...) is supported) or Java (for advanced data transformations or dealing with LOBs).

Generate change script: No
Runs on: (for desktop): Linux,Mac OS,Windows
Type: Migration-based tools
Repositories: File
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: Yes

dbForge Studio for MySQL

dbForge Studio for MySQL is a powerful multifunctional tool that facilitates interaction with databases. In particular, it provides the Database Projects functionality that allows for great improvement of the database development and SQL editing. Scripts and query files are logically organized and can be easily accessed.

Generate change script: -
Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Type: State-based tools
Repositories: Database
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: Yes