I normally don’t do short posts with just a link, but this warrants an exception: http://www.djangopro.com/2011/01/django-database-migration-tool-south-explained/
I can’t hope to explain South any better :-)
We’re starting to use South for more and more projects. It helps a lot when doing iterative development. You do need to take a little extra care, though, but south pays itself back many times over.
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