Liquibase vs Sqitch: What are the differences?
Liquibase: Source control for your database. Developers store database changes in text-based files on their local development machines and apply them to their local databases. Changelog files can be be arbitrarily nested for better management; Sqitch: 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.
Liquibase and Sqitch can be primarily classified as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by Liquibase are:
- Supports code branching and merging
- Supports multiple developers
- Supports multiple database types
On the other hand, Sqitch provides the following key features:
- Native scripting
- Dependency resolution
- Deployment integrity
Liquibase is an open source tool with 1.85K GitHub stars and 1.11K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Liquibase's open source repository on GitHub.