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I’m very passionate about doing personal projects and very grateful that other people find them useful, too. I want to share as much as possible, but it doesn’t pay the bills. With your help, I can focus on open-source work more and make it sustainable. If your company uses any of my libraries, consider donating too as a sign of gratitude and for priority support!

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Evolve is a cross platform database migration tool inspired by Flyway, that uses plain SQL scripts.

Its purpose is to automate your database changes, and help keep those changes synchronized through all your environments and development teams. This makes it an ideal tool for continuous integration / delivery.

Overall Evolve embraces simplicity. Every time you run your project, it will automatically ensure that your database is up-to-date. Install it and forget it!


Evolve is available as a .NET library, a .NET tool and a standalone CLI.

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Supported databases


You can read the latest documentation at and find samples here.


Detailed changes for each release are documented in the release notes.

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