Migrating data from InterSystems Cache to SQL Azure

Requirements:

  • ESF Database Migration Toolkit DL.
  • Microsoft Windows XP or higher.
  • InterSystems Cache 2014.1 or higher.
  • SQL Azure.

Introduction:

1. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "InterSystems Cache";

  • Input the server name (default: localhost) and port (default: 1972).
  • Input the username (default is "_system") and its password.
  • Press "Refresh Database" button to list all databases, then choose an existing database.
  • Press "Refresh Schema" button to list all schemas, then choose an existing schema.
    InterSystems Cache

1. In "Choose a Data Destination" dialog, choose "SQL Azure";

  • You need to "Allow access to Azure services" in "Firewalls and virtual networks" page of the Azure server, and add your client IP to rules list.
  • Input the SQL Azure server name (e.g.: esf.database.windows.net).
  • Input the server port (e.g.: 1433),
  • Input the username and password.
  • Press "Refresh Database" button to list all databases, then choose an existing database.
  • Press "Refresh Schema" button to list all schemas, then choose and existing schema (default is "dbo").
  • Azure

3. In "Select source Tables(s) & View(s)" dialog

  • Select the tables/views which will be migrated.
    Select Tables&Views
  • Click "..." to set the table options or remap the table structure.
    Transform
  • You can set the data transfer method (Overwrite Table/Empty Data/Append Data/Skip Table) or filter the data before transferring.
  • Choose "Field Mapping" option, you can redefine the fields in the destination table, e.g.: field name, data type, default value, comment and also.

4. In "Execution" Dialog;

  • Click "Submit" to begin the migration, this toolkit will help you quickly migrate data from InterSystems Cache to SQL Azure without intervention.
    Execute
  • Click "Browse Log" to visit the full migration log.
  • Click "Save as job" to save the migration settings to a job file, so you can "Load Job" to quickly reload the migration job in the future or run the migration job via command-prompt. Run "esfdbcv --help" in command-prompt to get the full command parameters.

5. Finished!

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