Database migrations with node db-migrate

To continue with the research on database migrations started with the post about liquibase I will provide a small tutorial for node’s db-migrate on how to database migrations with node db-migrate

I am much more used to this kind of tool in which the developer’s responsibility of providing migrations is done in the same language of development. The fundamentals are the same. It seems to me that liquibase can be a bit more powerful when handling severe branching, but the simplicity of these kind of framework tools makes them desirable

I will use the same schema and setup as on the previous post, please check it out there on the post about liquibase

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Managing database schema changes with liquibase on an existing database tutorial

If you have had a project with several developers working at a high velocity on different branches you are probably aware of the amount of trouble that a theoretically simple task such as managing the db schema changes can provoke. The main issues occur on a daily-basis at development, less DRY, less agile; also the production deployments and merges can be severly affected

Database migration tools

Luckily most frameworks come with migration tools, rails, django, sequelize or yii as it is an important tool to ensure some agility. Today I will be taking a look at liquibase which you may find interesting

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