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Database-independent migration library


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Ragtime is a Clojure library for migrating structured data in a way that's database independent. It defines a common interface for expressing migrations, much like Ring defines a common interface for expressing web applications.


Add the following dependency to your project file:

[ragtime "0.5.2"]


Ragtime needs three pieces of data to work:

  1. A migratable data store
  2. An ordered sequence of migrations
  3. A strategy on how to deal with conflicts

A data store is an implementation of the DataStore protocol, and tells Ragtime how to record which migrations are applied to an arbitrary store of data, such as a database.

Since 0.5.0, migrations are implementations of the Migration protocol, which has three methods:

  • id - returns a unique ID for the migration
  • run-up! - applies the migration to a database
  • run-down! - rolls back the migration in a database

Ragtime comes with a way of loading SQL migrations from files, and applying them to a SQL database.



Copyright © 2015 James Reeves

Distributed under the Eclipse Public License either version 1.0 or (at your option) any later version.

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