Adrienne Domingus

May 9, 2020

4 min read

Django: making backfills in migrations backward compatible

As teams and codebases grow, things that seem straightforward can become more complex. For example, a series of database schema changes that when deployed independently and in order, work exactly as expected, can cause other developers issues when trying to get their local environments caught up. Let’s look at one example of this in Django, along with its solution: deprecating a database…