Migrating data from Firebird to IBM DB2

This article will show you how to use a simple database migration wizard to quickly migrate data from Firebird to IBM DB2! Save you tons of complicated work and time!

Requirements:

Introduction:

1. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "FireBird/InterBase" ;

  • Input the username (default: SYSDBA) and password (default is "masterkey").
  • Choose the database character-set.
  • Click "..." to select the FireBird(*.fdb) or InterBase(*.gdb) file.
  • If you want to using your Firebird server, you can specify the server address:  <server name>[/server_port]:<db_file>. e.g: localhost/3050:c:\temp\test.fdb. If the server port is 3050, you can just ignore it. e.g: localhost:c:\temp\test.fdb;
    Firebird

2. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "IBM DB2";

  • Input the server name (default is "localhost") and port (default is "50000").
  • Input the username (default is "db2admin") and its password.
  • Input the source DB2 database name in "Database" box.
  • Choose the DB2 schema name (Press "Refresh" button to list all schemas).
    DB2

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 Firebird to IBM DB2 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 "esf-cmd --help" in command-prompt to get the full command parameters.

5. Finished!

The program will complete the migration as quickly as possible and generate a migration report to you. All you have to do is sit and wait. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

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