SQL Server replication is a fantastic piece of functionality but can lead to a database administration nightmare. Data
conflicts are a common occurrence and require constant attention. SSW SQL Total Compare reports the differences between
the Publisher and Subscribers databases and makes the changes necessary to fully synchronize the data.
Note: This product was developed in VB6 - new development is on hold.
The source code is available for purchase for $1500US
SSW SQL Total Compare is a valuable tool for SQL Server
replication. The amount of conflicts I had before using SSW
Total Compare was huge!! It made the previously difficult task
of achieving full synchronization as easy as clicking the 'ok'
button. Highly recommend this product to all.
Guy Saunders, Database Administrator, Fast Cue
Key Features & Benefits
SSW SQL Total Compare is designed for SQL Server databases using SQL Server Replication. Total Compare helps
DBA's to resolve conflicts between the two databases allowing
synchronization without conflicts.
Total Compare also compares data between two non-replicated databases.
- Compare data in 2 SQL Server databases
Eliminate conflicts not resolved by SQL Server Synchronize
- Easily identify conflicting data
Synchronize and Conflict Viewer installed with SQL Total Compare
- Add missing records to either the publisher or its subscriber
- Delete of records
- Update out of sync records
- Use the Synchronize tool to synchronize the changes you make.
- Use the Conflict Viewer tool to view any conflicts (if any arise).
If you have Microsoft SQL Server installed on your target machine, then you can synchronize the changes from Enterprise
Figure: SSW SQL Total Compare helps DBA's to resolve conflicts
between two databases allowing synchronization without conflicts
More screen shots in the User Guide
Welcome to the User Guide. This help facility is designed to quickly
get you up and running using our software.
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today for a free no-obligation demonstration at your office!
- If you are not in Sydney, please take advantage of our SSW Phone
Walkthrough. The SSW Phone Walkthrough is a service where we will
call you, anywhere in the world and once you have installed our product
we will guide you over the important features of the software. Saves
you time, playing around with the software trying to work out all the
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How it works
Four scripts have been included in the installation directory with SSW SQL Total Compare. These scripts are used to create
four stored procedures that are used by this tool. These stored procedures are created on the first or publisher database
when the tool is first run on the publisher database.
The four stored procedures are:
Two linked servers are also created on the first or publisher database when the tool is first run on the publisher database.
One linked server is created for the first or publisher server called SSWSQLTotalCompare_SERVERNAME. A second linked server
is created for the second or subscriber server called SSWSQLTotalCompare_SERVERNAME.
SSW SQL Total Compare works by utilizing the four stored procedures that are executed to check for missing records and/or
differences in the records. It also creates and updates an essential table called zs_TableSummary.
- MDAC 2.6
- SQL Server 7.0/SQL Server 2000
- SQL Server does not need to be installed on the target machine, it only needs to be on a machine on your Local
Area Network (LAN)
- Every SQL Server table has a column of the type unique identifier (guid)
- ntext and picture data types and databases that have a different collation order cannot be compared
What does the unregistered version give me?
In respect to the unregistered version we know you want to see it
working before you buy it. We aim for that.
Note: we also give free version targeted to the little guys
More details see http://www.ssw.com.au/ssw/KB/KB.aspx?KBID=Q658302
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so that we can evolve our software into a product that matches your requirements. We guarantee a response.
to apply schema changes on publication databases using Enterprise Manager
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