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

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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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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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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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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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Fastest way to migrate database to AlwaysOn cluster

I want to make the fastest migration plan to move a SQL Server database in simple recovery from a standalone server (SQL 2005) to a two node AlwaysOn cluster in full recovery. Some databases are ...
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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 ...
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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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Postgresql 9.1 PITR file system base backup - do I need to stop database?

I am preparing for a migration of a big database to another server and plan to use WAL archiving and Point-In-Time-Recovery to minimize downtime. After reading the documentation I learned I have to do ...
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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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SQL Azure Migration Wizard - Duplicate Primary Key

Just did a test at migrating a 120gb database onto RDS using SQL Azure Migration Wizard Because we can't afford any downtime for "just" a test we ran the tool on the live database (meaning data was ...
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Transfer data from DB2 to Oracle

I want to transfer data from an old DB2 system to a new Oracle database. How should I go about doing this?
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Best Approach to Migrating Oracle to MySQL - Run on EC2 in AWS

I'm trying to migrate an Oracle schema as well as all of the data within the DB to a MySQL database. I want to then make an EC2 app on AWS to kick off whatever I've written for this. Are there any ...
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What's the fastest way to migrate an Oracle database from Unix to Linux?

We have an Oracle database installed on AIX 7.1, and now we want to migrate our database instance to RedHat 6.2. The RedHat server has Oracle 11.2 installed already. What's the fastest way to ...
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Convert MyISAM to InnoDB

What are the considerations needed when converting myisam to innodb. I have a table around 80 GB with engine myisam. I would like to convert into innodb. What are the considerations needed to ...
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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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Why are some of my migrated tables showing “The given key was not present in the dictionary” in WebMatrix's interface?

I'm having an issue while using the SQL Server Migration tool to convert Access accdbs into SQL Server 2014 Express. I am converting the tables using SQL Server Migration Tool and I have a connection ...
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moving large PostgreSQL/PostGIS database

I need to move and upgrade a very large (~320 GB) PostGIS database from server1 (PostgreSQL 9.1, PostGIS 1.5) to server2 (PostgreSQL 9.3, PostGIS 2.1). The upgrade process is well-documented. The ...
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SQL Server to Oracle export using Microsoft OLEDB Provider for Oracle

I am trying to Export Data from SQL Server to Oracle using the "Microsoft OLEDB Provider for Oracle". I am using "Export Data..." option from Task menu. I get to connect to the source database (SQL ...
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Migrating schema from Entity-Attribute-Value (EAV) model to proper tables

I have an Entity-Attribute-Value (EAV) database in Oracle 11. For many, many reasons, I would like to model this using actual tables. Changing all the client code at once is not possible. Existing ...
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How to migrate SSAS and SSRS from SQL Server 2008R2 to SQL Server 2012?

We are upgrading our SQL Server 2008R2 to 2012 and separate the SQL Server engine from SSAS and SSRS. We want put on Server 1 the engine and on Server 2 SSAS and SSRS. I did the side-by-side ...
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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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How to convert database mysql4 to mysql5

I have mysql dump file named booster.dump. It was export from 4.0.27-standard mysql server. Now I want to convert this database to mysql 5.1.73-cll. How can I do it? I search about this topic in ...
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Migrating from SQL Server 2005 (Win 2003R2) to SQL Server 2008R2 (Win 2008R2) new Server [duplicate]

I am pretty new to the DBA field and i have been assigned to migrate all of my Production database from SQL server 2005( server A) to 2008R2 (Server B) and Decommission all of those database from 2005 ...
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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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DEFERRABLE INITIALLY DEFERRED in postgres after migration

I have used dbconvertool to migrate database from mysql to postgres. It is migrated successfully. But while comparing the table on mysql and postgres, i am seeing "DEFERRABLE INITIALLY DEFERRED" on ...
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Some tables not found after moving MySQL database from Linux to Windows

I had a MySQL database which I was working with from Linux. Some of the schema/table names were in mixed case. I then needed to work with the same database on Windows, but because of the enormous ...
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Migration from Sybase to a different platform

How feasible it is move the Sybase database to a different more popular platform such SQL Server or any other. Which one is preferred? Is it feasible in the first place?
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MySql DB from Ubuntu to RHEL

I would like to migrate my Mysql databases from Ubuntu to RHEL..what is the best way to proceed? I'm on community edition. I will be moving to entreprise edition of MySql on RHEL.
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Proper procedure for migrating a MySQL database to another Debian machine?

I have one server running an older Debian version with MySQL 5.x and a newer Debian server, also running MySQL. I've created a backup of all databases on the first server like so: mysqldump -uuser ...
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Changes to the database schema are called migrations, what are data changes called?

Not sure where to ask this but here it is anyway. I understand that changes to the database schema are called migrations from a certain version to another. What do DBAs call changes to the ...
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Adding columns & index to a huge table

I'm working with a Rails app backed by a MySQL database. One of the more-frequently used models is backed by a table with over 200,000,000 rows (and growing). We've been aware for a while that the way ...
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Need to migrate SQL Server to MySQL

I have a database on SQL Server 2008 on a Windows server and I want to move all of the data to a MySQL database on a Ubuntu server. I have tried using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard with the ...
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Migration of MySQL to SQL Server

I need to migrate a MySQL database to SQL Server 2012. Found enough information about it -- looks like it can be done either with SSMA tool or via Data Import utility in SQL Server Management Studio. ...
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Moving tables to another SQL2008 database (including indexes, triggers, etc.)

I need to move a whole bunch (100+) of large (millions of rows) tables from one SQL2008 database to another. I originally just used the Import/Export Wizard, but all the destination tables were ...
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Entity Framework: Automatic migration failed on huge DB

I am using EF 6.1.1, and DB has three million records and migration has to change the precision of a coulumn of type decimal. And the migration timeout window set to max value, CommandTimeout = ...
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Sql Server 2012 Restoring Master and Migrating a server

I am migrating an entire SQL Server instance with 10 databases on it. It has many jobs and users. What is best practice regarding the master database? Should I backup and restore this too, or script ...
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Manipulate SQL statement before execution on server

Our databases are on SQL Server 2000. We are migrating to SQL Server 2008 R2. We want to update the compatibility level to 100. But the join operator \*= and =\* are no more supported with that ...
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What is the recommended method to move databases?

I want to know the recommended method to move a database and data from dev to pre-prod to production in SQL Server. The databases are originally created in MS Access so some upsizing to SQL Server ...
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Do I need to rebuild indexes when upgrading a DB from 2008 to 2012?

I can't find anything on BOL that indicates I need to rebuild indexes or statistics after the migration and compatibility level upgrade of a database. But I have read a few articles/answers around the ...
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improve long running query

I have this query INSERT INTO interactions( user_id, external_object_id, origin, interaction_type, interaction_sub_type, published_at, origin_id, created_at, updated_at) SELECT ...
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how to migrate data between two distincts tables

I have a database with millions of records in a table users. I need to collect this data, tranform to a new format (removing a field, for example) and save it to another database. I'm currently doing ...
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Have: Postgres database files. Need: Functioning database

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with a postgres/postgis setup and in a weak moment removed PostgreSQL 9.1 (seemingly a legacy install from 12.04 from before I upgraded to 14.04), having erroneously ...
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Need to migrate a SQL Server 6.5 Prod to SQL Server 2012 in VM

We are planning to move our SQL Server shop to VM(VMware). We still have one SQL Server 6.5 in production. What would be my course of action/path to move/migrate 6.5 to virtualized SS 2012? It's the ...
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change column type from string to numeric

so I have a table with 5.2 million records. 3 columns in this table are for salaries. Those column are currently stored as string and I'd like to change the data type to numeric (I understood while ...
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Move live SQL Server database to a new server

I have a production server running SQL Server 2008 Web Edition, and it has to keep running 24x7 with almost no down time, and it's the time for us to move to a more advanced server hardware, also it's ...
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SQL SERVER 2005 slow Performance on Windows Server 2008

Recently I have upgraded my server to new one. But because of compatibility issues with my old Windows Server 2003 R2 32 bit, I have also upgraded it to Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit. (I have ...
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Data Migration or Sharded Cluster to new Cluster

We have Sharded Mongo Cluster. However some documents are sharded and others are unsharded. We are planning to migrate these databases to new cluster. Please update if there is any process or steps ...