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gh-ost: GitHub's online schema migrations for MySQL

by Shlomi Noach

Published September 14, 2016 in Technology

Introducing gh-ost, a triggerless MySQL online schema migration solution by GitHub.

gh-ost changes the online migration paradigm and overcomes today's limitations and difficulties in MySQL table migrations. gh-ost was designed with performance and operations in mind. It is triggerless, controllable, auditable, suspendable, and testable.