[openstack-dev] SQLAlchemy-migrate needs a new maintainer

Dolph Mathews dolph.mathews at gmail.com
Thu Jul 11 21:00:03 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:01 PM, Boris Pavlovic <boris at pavlovic.me> wrote:

> David Ripton,
> Alembic is much better and I think that it is better to extend it to
> provide sqlite, then to use and try to improve sqlalchemy-migrate.
> Also we are preparing old projects (Nova, Cinder and Glance) to move from
> sqlalchemy-migrate to something another (e.g. alembic).
> If you are interested read my email in mailing list (
> http://www.mail-archive.com/openstack-dev@lists.openstack.org/msg00809.html
> )
> So as I said in mail, there is a lot of work that should be done before
> changing migrate engine. And there will be a bunch of work to switch to
> something new.
> Actually we are trying in moment to switch from sqlalchemy-migrate to
> alembic in Ceilometer.

Please share your experience making this transition with the broader
community! Even with my limited exposure to alembic, it clearly provides a
much better dev experience compared to sqlalchemy-migrate and would love to
consider transitioning keystone in the future, if possible.

> Best regards,
> Boris Pavlovic
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