Compare and deploy MySQL schema changes

MySQL Compare is free for non-commercial use by individuals, and those in the charity and education sectors.

The Enterprise Edition, which includes ongoing support, costs $195 per user.


Introduction to MySQL Compare

  • Save time comparing and synchronizing the schemas of two MySQL databases
  • Eliminate mistakes by generating scripts to deploy changes from dev, to test, to production
  • Find and fix errors caused by differences between databases
  • Speed up the deployment of new database schema updates
  • Generate SQL scripts that can be manually edited before running

Simple 3-step process

Select data sources

1. Select data sources

Select objects to synchronize

2. Review results and select objects to synchronize

Run the synchronization wizard

3. Run the synchronize wizard

“MySQL Compare and MySQL Data Compare are the best tools for comparing MySQL database structures and data we have ever seen.”

Stephen Schwenk, calileo it-consulting

Technical requirements

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Server 2008
  • MySQL 5 and onwards, Amazon RDS, or MariaDB
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or later
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard disk space
  • Minimum screen resolution of 1024x768
  • Runs on a user's PC (can also run on a server)

If you have any questions regarding the technical specifications, or whether you can use MySQL Compare free under the non-commerical license, please email