Setting Up Data Comparison

From this topic you will learn all steps that can be taken during data comparison process and alternative ways for accomplishing routine comparison tasks.

  1. To open the Data Comparison wizard and start comparing data, on the Comparison menu, select the New Data Comparison buttons.

  2. In the Data Comparison wizard, select source and target connection from the drop-down list. Also you can create a new connection by clicking New or modify existing ones by clicking Edit.

  3. Select the source and target database. You can easily swap source and target databases by clicking the Swap button. (To immediately compare the data, click the Compare button. To tune the comparison, click the Next button to move to other wizard pages.

    Selecting source and target databases

  4. Click Next.

  5. On the Options page, you can customize your comparison by checking the required options. Here you can generate a file with command line arguments. Click Next.

    Data comparison options

  6. On the Mapping page, you can customize mapping. Use this page if you want to change the default mapping or map tables with different names or columns with different names and structure. Click Compare.

    Data comparison mapping

  7. After comparison process is completed, you can view results in the Data Comparison document.

    Data comparison results