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Flyway vs Postico: What are the differences?

Flyway: Database Migrations Made Easy. Easy to setup, simple to master. Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore; Postico: A modern PostgreSQL client for OS X. Postico provides an easy to use interface, making Postgres more accessible for newcomers and specialists alike. Postico will look familiar to anyone who has used a Mac before. Just connect to a database and begin working with tables and views. Start with the basics and learn about advanced features of PostgreSQL as you go along.

Flyway and Postico can be primarily classified as "Database" tools.

Some of the features offered by Flyway are:

  • Supported databases: Oracle, SQL Server, SQL Azure, DB2, DB2 z/OS, MySQL, MariaDB, Google Cloud SQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Vertica, H2, Hsql, Derby, SQLite
  • Supported build tools: Maven, Gradle, Ant and SBT
  • Works on: Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, Java and Android

On the other hand, Postico provides the following key features:

  • Peek inside your database. Then edit as needed.
  • Design a database with a sound structure.
  • Query, Enquire, Investigate.

"Superb tool, easy to configure and use" is the top reason why over 6 developers like Flyway, while over 3 developers mention "Very clean, respectable interface" as the leading cause for choosing Postico.

Flyway is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 915 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Flyway's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Flyway has a broader approval, being mentioned in 15 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to Postico, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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What is Flyway?

Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore.

What is Postico?

Postico provides an easy to use interface, making Postgres more accessible for newcomers and specialists alike. Postico will look familiar to anyone who has used a Mac before. Just connect to a database and begin working with tables and views. Start with the basics and learn about advanced features of PostgreSQL as you go along.
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