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

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Are SQL Server in-place upgrades as ill advised as they used to be?

I have been working with SQL server on and off since SQL Server 6.5, the old advice that still rings in my head was never to do an in-place upgrade. I'm currently upgrading my 2008 R2 DEV and TEST ...
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How to handle Schedules when moving Jobs to another server?

We are migrating our SQL Server 2008 R2 to another physical server. For this, I will script out all jobs and run it on the target server. My question is about handling the schedules: When a job is ...
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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 ...
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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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Slony PostgreSQL replication from Chile to US (between datacenters)

We are moving from a datacenter in Chile to one in AWS (in USA). We've already moved most of our servers but the database (PostgreSQL). As the source server is in a VMWARE environment, we took a copy ...
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Migrating Pure PHP Site with Associated Database To New Server

First, let me say I'm not a DBA or network admin, but have moved large scale CMS websites from host to host. But, I have never moved a pure php coded database driven website from one host to another. ...
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MS SQL Server IP address change considerations

I am very new to MS SQL Server Administration and wants to learn on Migration of SQL Server in detail. We are in a Datacenter migration Project where the Windows server (SQL Server is residing in it) ...
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Agent shows disabled(although it is not) after migration

I am migrating our old server to a more reliable and powerful new server. SQL Server edition and build number stays the same (SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard). For this I followed the steps given in this ...
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Migrate/Export DB from Oracle 11g Enterprise to Oracle 11g Express

So I'm a DBA newbie and I've got an Oracle Enterprise server running in production with the following information under All Reports -> Data Dictionary Reports -> Version Banner, under "...
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Database Migration - Can it be this easy?

We have an old SQL Server 2008 server that needs to be replaced, and as the sole developer (and by extension DBA), I have been asked to figure out the best way to move the 5 databases to a new server. ...
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How to skip/ignore duplicate records on insert based on a generated string

I have hundreds of millions of rows in one table (snapshots_old) and I want to copy it to another table (snapshots), with one new column (snapshot_id) for which values will be generated while ...
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Move SQL Server 2008 database from machine A to B with no downtime

I got a bit of a problem. I have a SQL Server database in box A which has approximately 60gb of data. I need to move this to a new machine but I cannot have downtime at all. Every second that goes by ...
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Migrate a schema structure from one server to another MySQL

We have two Database environment server (Development and Production). Production DB is already being used in Production(means it already has production data etc.). My question is, is it possible to ...
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Migrating Oracle to MySQL: MySql Workbench Not Available

I am currently trying to migrate information from a query of a remote Oracle database to a local MySQL database. I have poked around and have found it has been frequently suggested to use the ...
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Microsoft SQL Server -> Postgres Data Migration

I have data in a Microsoft SQL Server that needs to be migrated to Postgres. The problem is that the SQL Server gets continuous updates and is hosted on our local net, while the Postgres instance is ...
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Migrating a database from one PostgreSQL server to another cleanly

I have a Rails app server that uses Postgres for the DB backend. I'm spinning up a new server and I want to get a clean and up to date copy of the database. I've tried it once so far while the ...
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Which would be a recommended approach for migrating a Postgresql database from one server to another?

We are moving out of our current dataserver based on Santiago, Chile to Amazon (AWS) in North Carolina, all other servers have been successfully migrated with no problem, but our "migration consultant ...
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Schema Migration: SQL Server Data Tools vs Liquibase and Flyway

This might seem like a stupid question, but I've been looking into open source solutions for schema migration, namely Liquibase and Flyway. However, my boss told me that SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) ...
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Best way to migrate a huge SQL Server database with low downtime over network

Problem definition Our database server needs to be transferred to an other datacenter. It runs on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise (64-bit) and contains two databases of about 2TB and 1TB. ...
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Temporary migration to a new server for firmware upgrade

I need to temporarily migrate an SSRS deployment to a new server so that I can perform a firmware upgrade on the server. Once the firmware upgrade has been completed, I will move SSRS back to its ...
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Data Base Migration - Adaptative Server Anywhere to Maria DB

I need to migrate a data base which is in my local computer to a on-line server. The RDBMS used in my local computer is Adaptative Server Anywhere 9.0.2.2451 while the RDBMS used on the server is ...
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Final steps of data center migration

Just to preface this, I am just a developer with some DBA experience but not an expert. We are migrating from one data-center to another. Basically we are doing this: Create a full copy of ...
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How to migrate old Oracle ASM disks

We have EMC CLARiiON disks that are near their end of support, so we need to move Oracle ASM disks to a new sets disks. We are trying to minimize the database down time, so I am trying to find ways ...
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Migrating Large Database from SQL Server 2008 to 2014

I currently have on a large database (~500GB) on SQL Server 2008 that is going to be relocated to a new SQL Server 2014 server. My aim is to keep migration time down to a minimum. Migrating the ...
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Migrating a DB of mysql 5.0 to 5.5

Sorry this is a newbie question. I have a DB of mysql 5.0 on a shared host and I would like to migrate this DB to another mysql server (5.5) on another shared host. What I did is like this. ...
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What is the easiest way to move data from Oracle to SQL Server?

One of our products supports both Oracle and SQL Server as database backend. We have a customer who wishes to switch from an Oracle backend to Microsoft SQL Server, which isn't a typical transition ...
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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 Normalize dump table, Perform-query, Perform-database Mysql

I need to migrate information hosting provider to our own systems, in this context I pose the following: The vendor provided us with history of transactions totaling approximately 7.5 million ...
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Loop through tables or copy paste

I have to do a migration where I should retrieve data from 40 Access tables, which should contain several of the same columns (but not all, the schemas are different). To make it simpler, I used SSMA ...
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Archiving of old data

We're currently running into some performance problems since our database is getting too big. There are data stored from the last 10 years and I don't see a reason why the data older than 2 years have ...
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Microsoft SQL migration full/diff backup/restore

I would like to move a database from one physical location to another. I already have a copy of the full database backup at the new location which is done by a nightly SQL job and is about 20GB. If I ...
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How to migrate Oracle database to MySQL server? [closed]

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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How to create and populate a PostgreSQL table from CSV automatically?

I am new to database management and we are using PostgreSQL. All I need to do is to migrate CSV files (corresponding to around 200 tables) to our database. Manually creating tables for every CSVfile ...
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Migrating system and user databases to a new server by moving the lun

I have to lease replace a server and the system and user databases all reside on the e which is a SAN LUN. The method they want to employ is to remove the lun from the current server and present it to ...
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Moving a SQL Cluster to Another Data Center w/No Downtime

We have a two node SQL 2008 Enterprise cluster in a data center in California, and are looking to move hosts from a leased environment to a colo environment much closer to our home office. Our ...
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Creating a MySQL db from an Informix database

There is an existing database that was created in Informix. I would like to export it and then import it into MySQL. I tried to export it using dbschema and it created the dbase.sql file and several ...
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Moving database from one server to another

I have a virtual machine running SQL Server 2012 in Azure and have also generated a script of my database to be run on the SQLSERVER2012 VM on Azure, however I am getting an error "C:\Program ...
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Troubles on export data with PL/SQL developer

I'm trying to export data from a specific table using PL/SQL developer and Oracle 11g. Here's how I did : select * from mytable right click on mytable then "Export data" chose my table on a grid ...
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Missing Oracle Schema in SSMA Object Explorer

We are currently working on a project to move all of our disparate DBs (MySQL, Oracle, older versions of MS SQL) to SQL Server 2014. So far, pretty much everything has gone smoothly, however, there is ...
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Database migration - Simply change connection string?

We are migrating our database (MySQL/MariaDB) onto a dedicated server. Previously, our web server hosted the database. I've already set up master-slave replication between the web server and the new ...
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Migrating from PostgreSQL to SQL Server

I have been tasked to migrate a database from PostgreSQL 9 to SQL Server 2008 R2, and I have found some issues I need to address. I have quite limited experiences with PostgreSQL I'm afraid. Most ...
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Handling lossy data before character- set migration

I am trying to migrate a database from US7ASCII to AL32UTF8 using CSSCAN. During the initial scanning using CSSCAN we have found the presence of lossy data both in data dictionary() and application ...
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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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Migrating SQL 2012 Analysis Services to another server

We have a SQL Server 2012 installation that was built on...let's say a compromised Windows installation. It's had so many installs/uninstalls done on it that nothing runs consistently, and we're ...
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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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Mongo DB Site to Site Migration

I am somewhat new to MongoDB but I do have some experience with MySQL and PostgreSQL. Currently, I need to migrate Mongo DB from one site to another. The sites should be identical (development and ...
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SQL Server data folder access rights

I did a fresh SQL Server 2014 install. Next, I wanted to attach some databases from a previous SQL Server 2012 server. I copied all mdf and ldf files to the data directory, but when I tried to attach ...
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How to move 200 materialized views without having to re-create in the new home

I am moving a database with 200 materialized views into a new server. All of them are 'fast refresh' materialized views , means they have corresponding materialized view logs, in this case sitting on ...
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Converting old SQL Server outer join syntax

I'm a Power Builder (PB) developer. I've migrated PB from 10 .5 to 12.5, and now I need to migrate the stored procedures from SQL Server 2005 to 2012 as well. I get a invalid expression error when I ...
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NVARCHAR issue when migrating from SQL Server to MySQL with MySQL migration wizard

My issue is similar to this one but and I have tried what has been suggested but I still get the error. I have set the target column from VARCHAR(5120) to TEXT (tried LONGTEXT too) but the issue still ...