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Migrating Your Database Platform: Common Challenges

On Demand
  • Recorded Date:Jan. 17, 2019
  • Event:On Demand

According to Gartner, more than 70 percent of new in-house applications were developed on open-source databases last year and half of existing commercial database instances were also converted or are in the conversion process. And the adoption of open-source databases will only continue to rise, as the pressure to reduce commercial licensing costs increases.

But how do you begin to migrate off your current database platform to PostgreSQL or MySQL? It all starts with the data structures where your data resides. In this webcast, we’ll show you how easy and cost effective it is to migrate your data structures from one database platform version to another or from one database platform type to another. With the expert guidance in this webcast, you’ll gain the confidence and knowledge to safely migrate to your organization’s platform of choice.


  • John Pocknell - Sr. Product Marketing Manager
  • Cheryl Adams - Database Administrator and Database Architect