Compare Data in MySQL Databases

dbForge Studio for MySQL provides a sophisticated tool for error-free MySQL data comparison and synchronization. Give it a try and propel your routine database update process to the next level!

  • Compare and synchronize live MySQL databases and scripts folders
  • Deploy changes to MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona
  • Generate data synchronization scripts
  • Support for command-line interface
  • Automate and schedule database synchronization
  • Synchronize databases of any size quickly and flawlessly
  • Generate data comparison reports
  • Compare two databases in one IDE

Introduction to Data Compare

The Data Compare feature of dbForge Studio allows you to quickly compare data between two MySQL or MariaDB databases, swiftly spot differences in MySQL data, and synchronize changes in the blink of an eye. Watch the video to see Data Compare in action!

Handy Data Comparison wizard

Easily customizable Data Comparison wizard makes it possible to effortlessly perform MySQL data comparison tasks even for non-experienced users. More than that, dbForge MySQL data compare tool allows configuring the data comparison to fit the project requirements and saving the settings for further use.

Rich comparison options

  • Include or exclude views and tables by mask
  • Ignore views, tables, and\or columns by mask
  • Round float types
  • Ignore leading and trailing spaces
  • Ignore case
... and many, many more.

Compare data between two databases - MySQL comparison wizard

Custom Mapping

After you select the Source and the Target for MySQL data comparison, dbForge data diff tool automatically maps tables and views having the same owner and name. In some situations, database objects can not be mapped automatically and that's where the Custom Mapping option becomes indispensable.

Mapping Tables and Views
With dbForge Studio for MySQL, you can include in comparison those tables and views that were not automatically mapped by mapping them on the Mapping tab of the Data Comparison wizard.

Mapping Columns
It is also possible to map columns having different names and columns with different data types.

You can unmap views, tables, and\or columns if required.
MySQL compare data in two tables - Custom Mapping

View and manage the comparison results

dbForge MySQL data diff tool provides a comprehensive display of data differences and boasts a set of options for effective management of the comparison results.

  • Filter and sort objects in the result grid
  • Exclude objects from synchronization
  • Search across data
  • Hide identical columns
  • Display the row differences
  • Show the data differences

MySQL synchronization tool - view comparison results

Export the comparison report

After you have run the comparison, you can export the comparison results. You can generate the comparison report in one of the following formats:

  • CSV
  • Excel
  • HTML
The Generate Comparison Report feature may prove useful for producing detailed reports, or for monitoring the database comparison results.

MySQL compare data in two databases - Export the comparison report

MySQL data synchronization

The user-friendly Data Synchronization wizard will walk you through the process of configuring data diffs deployment. The wizard's options are bound to make the process of MySQL data synchronization smooth and error-free.

  • Generate the sync script for deployment or review
  • Limit bulk size
  • Add scripts to be executed before and\or after the deployment
  • Show the action plan
  • Expose synchronization warnings

MySQL data diff tool - MySQL data sync

Schedule and automate synchronization tasks

MySQL data compare tool that comes with dbForge Studio for MySQL supports command-line interface, making it possible to automate and schedule routine data comparison and synchronization tasks.

  • Save MySQL data comparison and\or synchronization settings as a .bat file
  • Use Command Prompt or PowerShell for automatic comparisons or synchronizations
  • Schedule the .bat file execution with Windows Task Scheduler or another scheduler program

MySQL compare table data - Schedule and automate synchronization tasks


dbForge Studio for MySQL possesses a bunch of ample features for MySQL databases synchronization, data export and import, code completion and code formatting, generating and analyzing data, designing databases and that’s not the half of it! Fly the Studio before you buy it and get all this functionality all in one.

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Data comparison and synchronization tool
Command-line interface for data comparison and synchronization