Released: SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v7.3

Overview Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v7.3  for Oracle, MySQL, SAP ASE (formerly SAP Sybase ASE), DB2 and Access lets users convert database schema to Microsoft SQL Server schema, upload the schema, and migrate data to the target SQL Server (see below for supported versions). What is new in v7.3? Improved quality and conversion…

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Latest Update - Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v6.0 is now available.

SSMA simplifies database migration process from Oracle/Sybase/MySQL and Microsoft Access to SQL Server and SQL Azure. SSMA automates all aspects of migration including migration assessment analysis, schema and SQL statement conversion, data migration as well as migration testing to reduce cost and reduce risk of your database migration project.    The new version of  SSMA,…

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Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v5.3 is now available.

SSMA simplifies database migration process from Oracle/Sybase/MySQL and Microsoft Access to SQL Server and SQL Azure. SSMA automates all aspects of migration including migration assessment analysis, schema and SQL statement conversion, data migration as well as migration testing to reduce cost and reduce risk of your database migration project.  The new version of SSMA -…

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Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) 5.2 is Now Available

Automating Database Migration to SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v5.2 is now available. SSMA simplifies database migration process from Oracle/Sybase/MySQL and Microsoft Access to SQL Server and SQL Azure. SSMA automates all aspects of migration including migration assessment analysis, schema and SQL statement conversion, data migration as well as migration testing to…

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SSMA Feature Overview

TechNet Magize published an article which provide overview of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) features and how it can be used to support database migration to SQL Server. SQL Server: Manage the Migration describes the main feature area of SSMA including migration assessment, converting database schema, migrating data, and testing database migration. If you prefer…

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Applying Operational Profiles to Demonstrate Production Readiness Of an Oracle to SQL Server Database Port using Web Services

By James Cusick, Imran Riaz, Hubert Huang, Allen Tse, Murugan Gnanavel {james.cusick; imran.riaz; hubert.huang;allen.tse; murugan.gnanavel} @wolterskluwer.com Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, New York, NY Abstract A common problem in application development requires a port of existing and modified functionality to a new target technological platform. In this paper a recent experience is detailed on porting…

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Identifying Database Migration Opportunity Using MAP 6.0

Microsoft announced the release of Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) toolkit 6.0. The new version of MAP reports the existence of Oracle database instances and provides information that can be use to estimate total cost of ownership and return-on-investment (ROI) for migrating the Oracle schema to SQL Server. You can download MAP 6.0 from Microsoft…

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Announcing SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v.5.1

Automating database migration from Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, and Access database to SQL Azure and SQL Server “Denali”. Microsoft announced today the release of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v.5.1, a family of products to automate database migration to all edition of SQL Server (including SQL Server Express) and SQL Azure. What’s New in this Release?…

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Converting Oracle Sequence to SQL Server "Denali"

Updated 2/7/2012 Jiafei Yuan – Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) for Oracle v5.2.  The information provided below is still valid for SSMA for Oracle v5.2, but SQL Server “Denali” is changed to 2012.  Users should download the lastest SSMA for Oracle] One of the new feature in SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) for Oracle v5.1 is…

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How SSMA Estimates Manual Conversion Time

SSMA automates conversion of most statement. There are a few features and syntax which SSMA is unable to migrate. In such situation, SSMA issues a migration error and for each error, SSMA provides estimated manual conversion time. I often asked how do we come up with the time. Those manual estimation time was calculated based…

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