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From Alex Popescu <>
Subject Re: Schema Versioning
Date Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:29:56 GMT
On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Joe Bako <> wrote:

> Modern RDBMS tools can compare schemas between DDL object definitions and
> live databases and generate change scripts accordingly.  Older techniques
> included maintaining a version and script table in the database, storing
> schema change scripts in a sequential fashion on disk, and iterating over
> them to apply them against the target database based on whether they had
> been run previously or not (indicated in the script table).

Using DevCenter will give you some of these features (and future versions
will add more). Just to give you a quick example, if using DevCenter to
make schema changes it will offer the options of saving the final
definition or just the set of changes applied (to an existing CQL file or a
new one).


Alex Popescu | @al3xandru
Sen. Product Manager @ DataStax

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