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Database schema migrations with zero downtime (Confoo Montreal 2018)

by Michiel Rook

Published March 7, 2018 in Programming

Does your application use a database, and have you ever changed the database schema? Then you probably know these database migrations can lead to downtime and can be an obstacle to implementing continuous delivery.

In this talk we’ll discuss non-destructive changes, rollbacks, large data sets, useful tools and a few strategies to migrate our data safely, with minimum disruption to production.