Sitecore Database Tools
Posted 16/11/2011 by TerryHumphris
On your website access the admin url "yoursite/sitecore/admin/serialization.aspx" to view functionality that will allow you to serialize your database content into XML.
Once the database is in flat form you can add it to source control and tie it to the codebase it belongs to. The interface is also handy for moving and comparing databases.