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Database migrations made easy

Version control for your database, so you can migrate it with ease and confidence.

Simple to use

Flyway lets you regain control of your migrations with ease.

Why database migrations?

Solves one problem well

Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it.

How does Flyway work?

Made for CI/CD

Releases have never been this easy.

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For non-JVM users and environments without build tools

$ flyway migrate -url=... -user=... -password=...
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Migrate directly from within your application

Flyway flyway = Flyway.configure().dataSource(url, user, password).load(); 
flyway.migrate();
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Seamless integration with Maven 2/3 builds

> mvn flyway:migrate -Dflyway.url=... -Dflyway.user=... -Dflyway.password=...
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Seamless integration with Gradle builds

> gradle flywayMigrate -Dflyway.url=... -Dflyway.user=... -Dflyway.password=...
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It just works. Refreshingly simple.

Migrate from any version (including an empty database) to the latest version of the schema.

Plain old SQL

Plain SQL scripts (including placeholder replacement). No proprietary XML formats, no lock-in.

No limits

Java-based migrations for advanced data transformations and handling with LOBs.

Zero required dependencies

All you need is Java 7+ and your Jdbc driver and you're good to go!

Convention over configuration

Filesystem and classpath scanning to automatically discover SQL and Java migrations.

Highly reliable

Safe for cluster environments. Multiple machines can migrate in parallel.

Cloud support

Full support for Amazon RDS, Microsoft SQL Azure, Google Cloud SQL, Heroku, and more.

Auto-migration on startup

Ship migrations together with the application and run them automatically on startup using the API.

Fail fast

Inconsistent database or failed migration prevents app from starting.

Schema clean

Drop all tables, views, triggers, and more from a schema without dropping the schema itself.

Your relational database. Supported.

Choose from the wide range of supported databases.

Oracle
MySQL
Aurora MySQL
MariaDB
Percona XtraDB cluster
SQL Server
PostgreSQL
Aurora PostgreSQL
Redshift
CockroachDB
DB2
SAP HANA
Sybase ASE
Informix
HSQLDB
H2
Derby
Snowflake
SQLite
Firebird

What people are saying

Join the hundreds of thousands of delighted users.

Dave Syer

Senior Engineering Consultant, Pivotal

"Database migrations are something that Java developers struggle with, and Flyway provides a nice tool that anyone with basic knowledge of SQL can use. For that reason it has become the favourite migration tool in the Spring Boot team."

Erik Dörnenburg

Head of Technology Europe, ThoughtWorks

"With techniques such as continuous delivery becoming more mainstream, automated database migrations are a baseline capability for many software teams. Flyway makes it as painless as possible to automate this process."

Arun Gupta

Director of Developer Advocacy, Red Hat

"Flyway should be a fundamental part of any Java EE application DevOps. It simplifies database migration and seamlessly integrates with your application lifecycle."

Armin Gattung

Freelance consultant

"With Flyway you can combine the full power of SQL with solid versioning. This makes setting up and maintaining database schemas a breeze. We use it across all environments including production, making it a perfect fit for our continuous delivery and zero downtime pipeline. I highly recommend it."

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