MEET DB2: Automated Database Migration Evaluation

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MEET DB2: Automated Database Migration Evaluation
Commercial databases compete for market share, which is composed of not only net-new sales to those purchasing a database for the first time, but also competitive “win-backs” and migrations. Database migration, or the act of moving both application code and its underlying database platform from one database to another, presents a serious administrative and application development challenge fraught with large manual costs. Migration is typically a high cost effort due to incompatibilities between database platforms. Incompatibilities are caused most often by product specific extensions to language support, procedural logic, DDL, and administrative interfaces. The migration evaluation is the first step in any competitive database migration process. Historically this has been a manual process, with the high costs and subjective results. This has led us to reexamine traditional practices and explore an automatic, innovative solution. We have designed and implemented the Migration E...
Reynold Xin, Patrick Dantressangle, Sam Lightstone
Added 30 Jan 2011
Updated 30 Jan 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Authors Reynold Xin, Patrick Dantressangle, Sam Lightstone, William McLaren, Steve Schormann, Maria Schwenger
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