Migrating from SQL Server to Oracle

This article explains how to using ESF Database Migration Toolkit to migrating from SQL Server to Oracle in 3 easy steps.

Requirements:
Windows XP or higher.
ESF Database Migration Toolkit download.
Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 or higher.
Oracle 9i or higher.

Introduction:

1). In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "Microsoft SQL Server (Standard)" or "Microsoft SQL Server (OS Authentication)"

  • Input the MSSQL server name(or instance name when using OS Authentication).
  • If using "Standard" method then input the server port (default is 1433, or 1284 for SQL Server 2005 Express), plus, you want to offer an username and password.
  • Input the SQL Server database name(or press "Refresh" button to list all databases), you can select a database or input an new name in "Database" field, this toolkit can create the new database in converting.
  • SQL Server

2). In "Choose a Data Destination" dialog, choose "Oracle Database";

  • Input the server name, listenning port.
  • Input the username(default is "system") and its password.
  • Select the logon method(SID, Service_Name or TNS).
  • Input the source Oracle SID or Service_Name in "Database" box or let it empty if you choosing TNS method.
  • Input the schema name or let it empty(default is same as username, you can press "Refresh" button to list all schemas).
    Oracle

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

  • Select the tables which will be migrated.
    Select Tables&Views

  • Click "..." to setting the table options or re-map the table structure.
    Transform

4). In "Execution" Dialog

  • Click "Submit" to starting migration, this tookit will help you migrate data from MSSQL to Oracle without intervention.
    Execute

5). Finished

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