Migrating data from MS Access(*.mdb; *.accdb) to Oracle

This guide will show you how to easily migrate data from MS Access to Oracle through a few simple steps with ESF Database Migration Toolkit, simplifying the complex migration processes and saving you valuable time.

MS Access vs. Oracle:

  • Microsoft Access is a robust database management system (DBMS) that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database Engine with a graphical user interface and software development tools. As part of the Microsoft Office suite, MS Access provides users with an easy-to-use platform for creating and managing databases, enabling efficient data entry, query execution, and report generation. It supports various data formats, allows integration with other Microsoft applications, and is ideal for small to medium-sized databases used in business and personal applications.
  • Oracle is a leading multinational computer technology corporation specializing in database management systems. Renowned for its robust and scalable database solutions, Oracle offers a comprehensive suite of products encompassing database technologies, cloud applications, and enterprise software. With a global presence and a reputation for innovation, Oracle serves diverse industries including finance, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing, empowering organizations to manage, secure, and analyze their data efficiently to drive business success.

Prerequisite:

  • Software Required:

    64-bit Windows application for ESF Database Migration Toolkit 12.0.16 (2024-06-14).
    (md5: 1b4371cb91484e9b29ae797c8d21542c)
    32-bit Windows application for ESF Database Migration Toolkit 12.0.16 (2024-06-14).
    (md5: e87e796fa5ecd7fdaef32c1e01166c20)
  • System Supported:

    • Windows 7 or higher.
    • MS Access 97 or higher.
    • Oracle 11g or higher.

Step by Step Wizard:

  • In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, select "Microsoft Access (*.mdb;*.accdb)";

    • Click on the "..." button to locate the Access database file (either .MDB or .ACCDB).
    • If there is a system database (workgroup), click on the "Lock" button to set it.
      Microsoft Access
  • In "Choose a Destination" dialog, choose "Oracle";

    • Enter the server name (default: localhost) and port (default: 1521).
    • Enter the username (default: "SYSTEM") and password.
    • Select the logon method: SID, Service_Name, or TNS.
    • Enter the Oracle SID or Service_Name in the "Database" field, or leave it blank if using the TNS method.
    • Enter the schema name, or leave it blank (the default is the same as the username). Press the "Refresh" button to see a list of all schemas.
      Oracle
  • In "Select source Tables(s) & View(s)" dialog;

    • Select the tables or views you want to migrate.
      Select Tables&Views
    • You can access the table options or adjust the table structure by clicking the "..." button.
      Transform
    • In the "Field Mapping" option, you can customize the destination table's fields, such as field name, data type, default value, comment, and more. You also have the option to choose the data transfer method, including Overwrite Table, Empty Data, Append Data, or Skip Table, or even filter the data before transferring it.
  • In "Execution" Dialog;

    • You can start the migration process by clicking "Submit". The toolkit will efficiently and seamlessly migrate your data from MS Access to Oracle without the need for manual intervention.
      Execute
    • To keep track of the migration process, you can access the full migration log by clicking "Browse Log". This will provide you with a comprehensive view of the entire migration, including any potential issues and their resolutions.
    • To save time in the future, you can save the migration settings as a job file by clicking "Save as job". This allows you to quickly reload the migration job at a later time or run the migration job using the command-prompt by typing "dmtc.exe --help". The command-prompt provides you with a full list of parameters to customize the migration process to your specific needs.
  • Finished!

    Upon completion, the toolkit will generate a comprehensive migration report, providing you with all the information you need to verify the accuracy and completeness of the migration process. So, you can sit back and relax while the program carries out the task efficiently. Should you have any inquiries or recommendations, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We're always happy to help.

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