Flyway vs Sqitch: What are the differences?
Developers describe Flyway as "Database Migrations Made Easy". 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. On the other hand, Sqitch is detailed as "A database-native change management for framework-free development and dependable deployment". It is a standalone change management system with no opinions about your database engine, application framework, or development environment. Native scripting. Changes are implemented as scripts native to your selected database engine.
Flyway and Sqitch 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, Sqitch provides the following key features:
- Native scripting
- Dependency resolution
- Deployment integrity
Flyway is an open source tool with 4.41K GitHub stars and 946 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Flyway's open source repository on GitHub.
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it works with complex SQL script and it is very high customizable.