Migrating data from Microsoft SQL Server to MariaDB

Requirements:

  • ESF Database Migration Toolkit DL.
  • Microsoft Windows XP or higher.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 or higher.
  • MariaDB 5.1 or higher.

Introduction:

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

  • Input the SQL Server host 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 must offer an 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 an existing schema (default is "dbo").
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2. In "Choose a Destination" dialog, choose "MariaDB";

  • Input the server name (default: localhost), port (default: 3306), username, password.
  • MariaDB supporting some different Storage Engines, please click here to get more information about MariaDB Storage Engine.
  • Choose a character-set, e.g.: UTF-8.
  • Press "Refresh" button to list all MariaDB databases automation, you can choose an existing database or enter a new database name, this toolkit automatically create the new database during the migration process.
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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 Microsoft SQL Server to MariaDB 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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