>> Related question: what tools would you recommend to maintain and version
>> data for the following purposes:
> Fascinating question.
> I am only aware of SCM (software configuration management) tools that deal
> with source code changes.
> Now that you ask, I have to think there are tools for tracking data changes, but
> I'm not aware of them.
> I guess I've just led too sheltered a life.
> Please report back with what you find, please.
I wrote my own experiences with SQL scripts and version control in a howto:
If focuses on MySQL, but the principle works on many databases. My main
tools are therefore a utility that allows me to create modular SQL
scripts and just the standard tool to run an SQL script from the command