Is it really necessary to migrate to MySQL?
There is no universal answer to this question. Migrating Oracle database to MySQL server brings multiple benefits: low TCO (total cost of ownership), large community of MySQL database professionals, open source, tight integration with web and much more. However, for complex corporate-scale data warehouses it is reasonable to stay with Oracle since it provides rich compatibilities and wide range of tools for this purpose.
Procedure of Oracle to MySQL migration
The process of database migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL consists of the following stages:
This brief guide indicates that Oracle to MySQL migration is a complicated process, especially for large databases containing complex logic such as triggers, stored procedures and functions. Doing migration manually may cause some errors or data integrity loss due to human factor. That’s why many database specialists use special tools designed to simplify and automate migration procedure.
Oracle to MySQL migration tool
One of such database migration tools is Oracle-to-MySQL developers by Intelligent Converters, software company that is specialized in database conversion and synchronization since 2001. The program supports all versions of Oracle and MySQL running on Linux/Unix/Windows platforms, including such variations as MariaDB, Percona and cloud based solutions. Oracle-to-MySQL migrates the following database objects with all necessary properties and attributes:
The tool also provides command line support in order to automate database migration. Option to convert Oracle data into MySQL script instead of moving to the target server directly may help in those situations when direct connection to MySQL server is not available. Other valuable features of Oracle-to-MySQL converter: