Phinx makes it ridiculously easy to manage the database migrations for your PHP app. In less than 5 minutes you can install Phinx and create your first database migration. Phinx is just about migrations without all the bloat of a database ORM system or framework.
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Phinx: Simple PHP Database Migrations
Phinx makes it ridiculously easy to manage the database migrations for your PHP app. In less than 5 minutes, you can install Phinx and create your first database migration. Phinx is just about migrations without all the bloat of a database ORM system or framework.
- Write database migrations using database agnostic PHP code.
- Migrate up and down.
- Migrate on deployment.
- Seed data after database creation.
- Get going in less than 5 minutes.
- Stop worrying about the state of your database.
- Take advantage of SCM features such as branching.
- Integrate with any app.
Phinx natively supports the following database adapters:
- Microsoft SQL Server
Install & Run
See version and branch overview for branch and PHP compatibility.
The fastest way to install Phinx is to add it to your project using Composer (https://getcomposer.org/).
curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
Require Phinx as a dependency using Composer:
php composer.phar require robmorgan/phinx
php composer.phar install
As a Phar
You can also use the Box application to build Phinx as a Phar archive (https://box-project.github.io/box2/).
Clone Phinx from GitHub
git clone https://github.com/cakephp/phinx.git cd phinx
curl -s https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
Install the Phinx dependencies
php composer.phar install
curl -LSs https://box-project.github.io/box2/installer.php | php
Create a Phar archive
php box.phar build
Check out https://book.cakephp.org/phinx for the comprehensive documentation.
Other translations include:
Please read the [CONTRIBUTING](CONTRIBUTING.md) document.
News & Updates
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- Not able to set a unique constraint on a table (https://github.com/cakephp/phinx/issues/1026).
Please read the release notes.
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