the process of moving databases or data from one place to another

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Adding column to Postgres table fails

I have a Postgres (8.4.20) table that I'm supposed to add columns to, but it seems to have some problems that I have difficulties to debug: I'm attempting what I thought was a simple ALTER TABLE... ...
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migrating legacy databases from SQL Server 2000 via SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2012: users and logins

I have some legacy SQL Server 2000 databases to migrate to SQL Server 2012. In my dry run, I have done this: I created empty databases of the same names in SQL Server 2008. Then I backed up the SQL ...
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SQL Server to MySQL migration - how can I remove UCS-2 surrogate pairs in SQL Server?

I have been tasked with migrating a SQL Server 2005 database to MySQL 5.6 (these are both database servers runnig locally) and would really appreciate some help. -------Edit - Answered------- This ...
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SQL Server 2000-2014 migration using 2008 Express as intermediary [closed]

We have SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition, and we're researching migration to SQL Server 2014. I already know that I need to use 2008 as an intermediate step. My question is, do we need to purchase a ...
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Restoring a database using Postgres data files instead of .sql files

I backed up my Ubuntu 14.04 system using rsync to a USB stick, but apparently it wasn't formatted for booting. The original disk has been erased and I put a fresh install of Ubuntu on it. In migrating ...
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SSMA mysql double to sqlserver decimal, decimals getting cut off

I have a field that is a (signed) double in mysql, and I want it to be a decimal(18,4) in sqlserver. I have changed the Type Mapping for Source Types double and double precision to decimal[18][4] in ...
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Migrating everything to do with a schema from one Oracle DB server to another

We have an old DB server, running Oracle 11g on Solaris. We also have a new DB server, also running Oracle 11g, but on RHEL. We want to move a schema to the new db - but we need everything it refers ...
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How to export an image column to files in SQL Server?

I will migrate from a database. There is one column of type image that I would like to export to binary files on the file system. One file for each record. How can I do this with SQL Server?
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Migrate SQL Server binary datadump to postgresql

I just got a very big dataset (+/-55GB) in a binary SQL Server format. Is there an easy way to import this file into a Postgresql Server? I found some converter-programs, but they 'only' convert ...
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Migrate SQL Server database to multiple files (shrinkfile emptyfile vs log shipping)

I have a SQL Server 2008 database in production that we are moving onto a new server. The current database has a single ~400GB .MDF file. The new server will be running SQL Server 2012, and we are ...
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SQL Server migration using a replica

I want to migrate a fairly big SQL Server instance (100 GB+) to a cloud machine. I don't think the attach/detach method will be a good idea. Because sending big files over the internet would take a ...
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SQL Server Reporting services migration (2008 to 2012)

We have a SSRS 2008 (not R2) instance with a few hundred reports, and now, on a new machine we have installed a 2012 instance of SSRS. We need to migrate all the reports, while keeping all their ...
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I need help migrating data through databases

I have a web page with some data about the users. Recently, I made a complete change and start developing a new portal and of course a new DB structure. My question : What is the best way to migrate ...
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Simple way to migrate application SQL database into an archive database?

I'm not super technically oriented. I've used SQL for many years, but primarily operating within databases and not so much managing them in total. Anyway, we have an application we're getting rid of, ...
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Migration error: “Invalid date literal detected” when reading decimal

I'm attempting a migration from MSSQL to MySQL and keep coming across a "Invalid date literal detected" error when reading certain decimal columns. I'm running the following (all up-to-date as of ...
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Copying database to different hard disk

Total noob at database administration here, excuse my ignorance. I have a server running a Rails application that's using PostgreSQL. The database is saved on drive /z/, which seems to have filled ...
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MySQL: migration huge tables between two databases

Hello guys (and sorry for my English). I have 2 DB's - DB1 (staging) and DB2 (production), each day some contend added/changed in some tables in DB1 and should be moved to DB2. Right now it works ...
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How to migrate postgreSQL on EC2 instance to AWS RDS?

I have a large PostgreSQL DB (around 100GB) which is on EC2. I want to migrate it to RDS. How can I achieve this with minimal downtime?
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How do you migrate a database from SQL Server 2008 to MySQL?

I'm just getting into MySQL, so forgive me if this is a basic question. For my application I need to migrate my database from SQL Server 2008 R2 to MySQL. Is there any mechanism or technique or ...
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Move a MySQL 5.5 database to a server running MySQL 5.1

I have a backup of a MySQL database (using InnoDB) from a Windows machine that was running MySQL 5.5. The Windows machine is no longer available and now I need to import the backup into an Ubuntu box ...
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How to migrate Oracle database to MySQL server?

Currently our application is running using Oracle 11g database. We are developing newer version of the application which runs on MySQL cluster. We need to migrate the data from Oracle database to ...
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Moving a large MySql database(Over 15 GB) from server to server mysqldump

I need to move a mysql database that is about 17 GB that is on a Cpanel/Centos based server that I do not have root access, to a Centos server that I have full root access. I do have limited SSH on ...
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SQL Server migration from 2005/2008 to 2012 [duplicate]

We need to upgrade two SQL Servers for our projects to SQL Server 2012. Since we’re not db-admins or familiar with such migrations, I wanted to ask you if you could tell me what we have to be aware of ...
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How to alter/migrate the schema of a table with tons of records

I have a table which has about 1 million records, and recently i'm going to ship a new feature which requires 2 new fields. But I found it takes about minutes to get it finish, and during the ...
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Tools to migrate from SQLite to PostgreSQL

I need to continuously migrate from SQLite to PostgreSQL. By continuously, I mean that I will reimport the SQLite database into PostgreSQL every day. It would be nice if I could make changes to the ...
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Find efficient way of migration 2TB GBK table in SybaseIQ to UTF-8 files

My project need to migrate more than 2TB raw data from SybaseIQ to another Database. SybaseIQ using GBK, the target Database using UTF-8, the target database can only load from UTF-8 files. We use ...
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Change existing column in PG to auto-incremental primary key

I have a database in Postgresql, which was migrated from SQL Server (only data). On SQL Server, a table from this database has these columns: measure_id datum measure where measure_id is ...
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Upgrading 8.1 to 9.3 - using statement log and WAL to check compatibility?

We're migrating from postgres 8.1 to 9.3, since we need streaming replication badly. All the application developers have deserted the company a long time ago, way before my time here, so there is ...
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Migration query taking time

I'm doing a migration from Oracle to SQL Server and, for one of the tables where we have 3 million records, it is taking a lot of time to complete. When I check the activity monitor, I can see the a ...
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Migrate all databases from one SQL Server 2005 to another

We have a production SQL Server 2005 server on which we are hosting 200 databases. We want to host these databases on our new server. On new server SQL Server 2005 is installed and is ready. I want ...
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Using Configuration Management for DBA tasks?

We have a couple of Postgres 9.3 database servers in our system, all of them with their respective config files, databases, roles, role groups, permissions on schema/tables, extensions etc. We use ...
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Migrating database with views trough phpMyAdmin causes error in second host

I'm trying to migrate a database which contains some views and I'm doing trough phpMyAdmin export feature. MySQL version on servers are: Server to migrate: Server version: 5.5.34-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 ...
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PostgreSQL migrate data from one table to another (which inherits the first one)

I have a table "company" and another named "school" ("school" table inherits "company"). Most of the data is community generated and sometimes a cleaning is needed. I would like to be able to ...
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Books on mongodb data migration

Thanks for reading this post. I have no db/dba background and just started evaluating mongodb for our project. Could someone share experiences of migration data in mongodb? for example, today's ...
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Database Migration with Liquibase using different DBMS

Our customer is using Oracle and we want to use MySQL for development. Therefore our MySQL Scheme has to be in sync with Oracle. I tried to use Liquibase, but I get problems at the time of applying a ...
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SQL Server Builtin Logins Migration

I am in the process of scripting existing SQL Server 2008R2 logins for migration to a new server instance. I see that the existing logins contain the below... Windows Groups: ...
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SSRS Migration To a separate Network

We are building a new SSRS 2008R2 environment on a separate network. How can I migrate the reports from our current network to the new network? Can I backup the reports from the existing SSRS server ...
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How to migrate a mysql server in production to Percona XtraDB Cluster

I need some help : I have a mysql server in production and i want to migrate all the database to an existing cluster (percona xtradb). For now , my idea is : 1) Lock all tables 2) do a dump per ...
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Reinstall Oracle 11G2

Running Oracle 11GR2 instance (non-ASM). Plan to set it up again from the scratch(this time using ASM, Grid infrastructure). And I need the present database. I am thinking of the simple plan: 1) ...
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pg_upgrade and tablespaces (postgres 9.2 to 9.3)

I have a 9.2 installed with tablespaces sitting at: /var/lib/postgresql/9.2/main and /opt/postgres/9.2/second And unfortunately they are on different filesystems. This is a Debian package ...
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How to do Mysql migration from 5.0 (320bit windows) to 5.6 (64 bit windows)?

I want migrate My Mysql 5.0 windows 32 bit to Mysql 5.6 Windows 64 bit? Please suggest me the best way to do migration, i have around 10gb of data present in Mysql 5.0.
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SQL Server to MySQL migration using MySQL workbench

I tried to migrate database from SQL Server 2012 to MySQL v5.5. I used MySQL workbench v6.1 community edition. What I was migrating is just schema only, not for the data. I got this error Reverse ...
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How to tell if Database Certificate Used?

I plan to migrate a SQL Server database to another server. There is a certificate listed under the Security > Certificates view in SSMS Object Explorer. I ran the below query to check if database is ...
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Migrating CLR Assemblies

I am migrating a SQL Server 2008R2 database to a new server. (also 2008R2) There are a number of CLR assemblies on the server. Will these automatically migrate with the database or will I have to ...
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What is a good way to copy data from one Cassandra ColumnFamily to another on the same Keyspace (like SQL's INSERT INTO)?

Trying to find a way to easily transfer all the rows from a Cassandra ColumnFamily/Table to another. The COPY command, as I understand, is a good option. However, as it dumps all the data to .csv on ...
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How to solve UTF8 invalid byte sequence copy errors on a restore, when the source database is encoded in UTF8?

I was given the task to migrate a PostgreSQL 8.2.x database to another server. To do this I'm using the pgAdmin 1.12.2 (on Ubuntu 11.04 by the way) and using the Backup and Restore using the ...
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mysql hardware refresh + version upgrade

currently I am running MySQL 5.0.80 on windows server 2003 (x64), 64gb memory, I have a master and 2 slaves. It's a large 400 gb Database. I am setting up all new hardware (SAN + dedicated MySQL ...
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Migrate Linked Server Connections

I am getting ready to migrate a DB from one server to a new machine...but were wondering if there is an easy way to migrate those connections over as well...we have about 6-7 linked servers set up to ...
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Extra column when migrating Sybase databases to single SQL Server database

I'm trying to use Microsoft's SQL Server Migration Assistant for Sybase ('SSMA') to migrate multiple Sybase databases (that have the same schema) to a single SQL Server database. All of the tables in ...
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Don't delete exist data with SSMA

I'm trying to use Microsoft's SQL Server Migration Assistant for Sybase 5.3 ('SSMA') to migrate multiple Sybase databases (that have the same schema) to a single MSSQL database. The first database ...