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Compare and deploy MySQL data changes

MySQL Data 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 Data Compare

  • Save time comparing and synchronizing data between two MySQL databases
  • Copy lookup data from dev, to test, to production
  • Generate a SQL script to update one database with the data of another
  • Quickly fix problems by restoring damaged or missing data to a single row
  • Keep an accurate history of all previous database records
  • Move your data to and from Amazon RDS

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 tools should be in the toolbelt of any MySQL developer.”

Nick Beradi,

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 Data Compare free under the non-commerical license, please email