Compare and deploy MySQL schema changes

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

The Enterprise Edition costs $258 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

1. Select data sources

2. Review results and select objects to synchronize

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 or below, 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