Creating a new target database is not something that the average DBA does every day. For this reason, it’s a procedure that may pose some challenges to new team members as well as those with more experience. To assist the database professionals tasked with setting up a new target database, IDERA has posted a series of instructive videos regarding this subject.
In this post, we will provide an overview of the videos’ content and talk about the factors that go into a successful database migration. The videos walk users through the process of creating a new target database and provides extensive screenshots that will help those new to the tool quickly navigate the interface.
Performing a Successful Data Migration
Creating a new target database is not something that your database team does just because it sounds interesting. There is usually a data migration project that requires the new target to be set up. Here are some general tips for successful data or database migration.
Adhering to these guidelines gives your team a much greater chance of successful database migration.
Steps to Create a New Target Database
The tool highlighted in the videos is IDERA’s ER/Studio Data Architect. Using this application, users are walked through the steps used to prepare for successful database migration. Specifically, the videos look at these aspects of the procedure:
The combination of the functionality offered by ER/Studio and the videos explaining how to use it efficiently gives database teams the tools and knowledge required when creating a new target database and migrating from a legacy platform. It’s just up to the team to use these elements to their advantage.
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