Need Liquibase® support? Liquibase Pro is now available! Try it out free.
2018 XML Announcement
Achieving Continuous Delivery at Fidelity Investments with IBM UrbanCode and Datical

Liquibase

The leading open source database deployment solution, providing a database-independent solution for fast, safe, repeatable database deployments

Quick Start

Flexible Database Change Definition

Whether it’s simple SQL scripts, XML, JSON, or YAML migrations, Liquibase makes it easy to define database changes in the most appropriate format that’s familiar and comfortable to each user.

Open and Extensible

Liquibase is truly open-source and is released under the Apache 2.0 license. While Liquibase already supports a broad range of database platforms, it has a flexible extension framework for easily adding support for new database platforms. Additionally, it is easy to embed and execute Liquibase through its Java APIs.

Efficient, Standardized Change Management

When using the Liquibase model, Liquibase generates database-appropriate SQL. This allows teams to efficiently scale by writing database changes once and deploying to a variety of backends. Even if your team works with a single database platform, this capability standardizes the SQL produced in development making reviews, audits, and troubleshooting easier. Learn more in the Quick Start.

Precise Database Change Control

Liquibase has a robust set of capabilities to precisely control when, where, and how database changes are deployed. Go beyond filenames and precisely order changes with an explicit changeLog file. Fine tune how your changes are deployed to each environment with contexts and labels. Use conditional logic to further manage the deployment of changes in each environment with Liquibase preconditions.

Fits Your Process

Liquibase is built to support teams of developers working simultaneously on database changes, and can gracefully handle branching and merging of database migrations. There are numerous options for fitting Liquibase into a build processes. It is possible to generate SQL scripts for DBA code review and even perform database diffs. Liquibase does not require a live database connection, and makes it easy to document datbase migrations. Whether you are a DBA, QA Engineer, Release Manager, or Developer, Liquibase can meet your needs.


Track and deploy database changes in minutes!


Liquibase is thankful for the support, software, and/or services provided by the whole community including the following organizations:
Datical | Atlassian | Zoho | YourKit


Missing, incomplete or wrong information? Please send a pull request