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Re: Version control of Databases

From: Frank Gruman <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2005-06-09 20:48:50 CEST

Just as a side note - I see this discussion ran around for a while on
this board before. Maybe following the thread will help you find some
answers.

http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2004-05/1453.shtml

Regards,
Frank

Frank Gruman wrote:

> We are also using Oracle.
>
> No biggie. We use TOAD, and there is (with the pricier license, of
> course) a DB Compare tool that will automagically create your scripts
> for you. If necessary, run this tool just before you do a branch (or
> after) and save that in. The other option - when they make a change
> through their GUI tools is to then take a snapshot of the DDL and save
> that out, saving it as the actual object name (with the object type as
> the extension).
>
> Of course - your developers may choose option 1 because it's work they
> don't have to do. But then how do you track which developer is making
> which change to your DB?
>
> Regards,
> Frank
>
> Gabor Szabo wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the suggestions so far.
>>
>> I am sure they fit small teams of 1-5 ppl (I do similar things) but I
>> wonder if they fit
>> larger teams.
>>
>> What I forgot to mention that we are dealing here with Oracle and a
>> slow company.
>> When I mentioned them that the developers will have to write scripts
>> to update
>> the database they wanted to run away.
>>
>> They want to have some wizzard or GUI tool to maintain the database
>> (e.g. SQL Navigator)
>> and then they somehow want to have the upgrade script magically.
>>
>> Gabor
>>
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