May 17, 2011

SQL Server Migration Assistant v5.0

Microsoft recently announced the release of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v5.0, a tool to further simplify the user experience in automating the migration of Oracle, Sybase, MySQL and Microsoft Access databases to SQL server or SQL Azure.

The new features in v5.0 include:
  • Support for migrating to SQL Server “Denali”
  • Multi-thread data migration for improved scale and performance.
  • Globalization support for migrating non-English databases to SQL Server.
  • Support for installation for SSMA Extension Pack on clustered SQL Server environments.
  • Sybase Migration Enhancements


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Suprotim is also the founder and primary contributor to DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He has also written an EBook 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls.

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