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Flyway: The agile database migration framework for Java

Axel Fontaine

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Database schema evolution is often performed ad-hoc: a quick statement here, a little script there. The result: confusion and uncertainty. Has this update already been applied on this instance? Should we apply this other script first? Is our application going to run against this database?

No more! This is where database migration tools come to the rescue! We'll look at a popular open-source choice called Flyway. By the end of the session, you'll have a solid understanding of what it does, how it works and how to effectively integrate it.

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