Migrate One Database to Another in a Laravel Project


March 12th, 2021

Migrate One Database to Another in a Laravel Project

Migrate DB is a package by Andrey Helldar to migrate one database to another in Laravel apps. Configuring two databases in the config/database.php file, you can use the connection name to run the migration:

php artisan db:migrate \
--schema-from=example \

The command will perform all migrations on the source and destination databases and transfer records from the first database to the second.

Currently, this package supports the following databases:

  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL

You can learn more about this package, get full installation instructions, and view the source code on GitHub.

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Paul Redmond

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