Comparing specific objects from multiple databases

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Comparing specific objects from multiple databases

Postby Xaphan » Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:43 pm

My company is setting up continuous integration (using Cruise Control .NET) to deploy SQL Reporting Services reports automatically on a test server. Some of our reporting projects use only certain stored procedures and some may be in different databases. For example a report may use stored procedure A and B in Database X and Stored procedure C in database Y.

In my continuous integration app I want to call SQLCompare.exe and tell it to only compare a list of object in each database. Is there a way of doing this? If so, please provide an example if possible.
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Postby Manfred.Castro » Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:12 pm

Unfortunately there is currently no way of comparing multiple databases in a single call of sqlcompare.exe. You can however specify the object type using the "/include" option when calling sqlcompare.exe through command line. If you are unfamiliar with the include option you can familiarize yourself by calling "sqlcompare /?" from the command line.

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Postby David Atkinson » Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:50 pm

Another approach is to create a filter in SQL Compare and to reference it in the command line using /filter
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