Migrating data from InterSystems Cache to SQL Azure

This article describes how to quickly migrate data from InterSystems Cache to SQL Azure by ESF Database Migration Toolkit! Help you complete complex database migration tasks and save a lot of time!

ESF Database Migration Toolkit is a powerful and high performance toolkit that can migrate data across various database formats, such as InterSystems Cache, SQL Azure and so.

File Name Windows Size
DMToolkit_x64.zip 64-bit 60.1 MB
DMToolkit_win32.zip 32-bit 57.5 MB

Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • InterSystems Cache 2015.1 or higher.
  • SQL Azure.

Introduction:

1. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "InterSystems Cache";

  • Input the server name (default: localhost) and port (default: 1972).
  • Input the username (default is "_system") and its password.
  • Press "Refresh Database" button to list all databases, then choose an existing database.
  • Press "Refresh Schema" button to list all schemas, then choose an existing schema.
    InterSystems Cache

1. In "Choose a Data Destination" dialog, choose "SQL Azure";

  • You need to "Allow access to Azure services" in "Firewalls and virtual networks" page of the Azure server, and add your client IP to rules list.
  • Input the SQL Azure server name (e.g.: esf.database.windows.net).
  • Input the server port (e.g.: 1433).
  • Input the username and password.
  • Press "Refresh Database" button to list all databases, then choose an existing database.
  • Press "Refresh Schema" button to list all schemas, then choose and existing schema (default is "dbo").
  • Azure

3. In "Select source Tables(s) & View(s)" dialog;

  • Select the tables/views which will be migrated.
    Select Tables&Views
  • Click "..." to set the table options or remap the table structure.
    Transform
  • You can set the data transfer method (Overwrite Table/Empty Data/Append Data/Skip Table) or filter the data before transferring.
  • Choose "Field Mapping" option, you can redefine the fields in the destination table, e.g.: field name, data type, default value, comment and also.

4. In "Execution" Dialog;

  • Click "Submit" to begin the migration, this toolkit will help you quickly migrate data from InterSystems Cache to SQL Azure without intervention.
    Execute
  • Click "Browse Log" to visit the full migration log.
  • Click "Save as job" to save the migration settings to a job file, so you can "Load Job" to quickly reload the migration job in the future or run the migration job via command-prompt. Run "esf-cmd --help" in command-prompt to get the full command parameters.

5. Finished!

The program will complete the migration as quickly as possible and generate a migration report to you. All you have to do is sit and wait. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

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