[development] Solving the dev->staging->live problem

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 07:48:09 UTC 2008


On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 10:15 PM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> On Monday 11 August 2008 2:38:27 pm Victor Kane wrote:
>> Your points are interestng, but I think there may be a lot to what
>> Greg Dunlap is recommending in terms of thinking in Drupal logic terms
>> and not database terms.
> One of the take-aways from the Data API Design Sprint back in February was
> that we need to move away from assuming that everything is in a single local
> SQL database.  That is simply far too limiting.
> Any import/export/deploy mechanism will absolutely need to operate at the
> entity level, not the database level, because there's no guarantee that there
> will always be a local SQL database in which these things are stored.
> --
> Larry Garfield
> larry at garfieldtech.com

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