Migrating data from Excel(*.xls; *.xlsx) to MySQL

This article describes how to quickly migrate data from MS Excel to MySQL 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 MS Excel, MySQL and so.

File Name Windows Size
esftoolkit_win32.zip 32-bit x86 57.5 MB
esftoolkit_x64.zip 64-bit x64 60.2 MB

Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • MS Excel 97 or higher.
  • MySQL 3.23 or higher.

Introduction:

1. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, Choose "Microsoft Excel(*.xls;*.xlsx)";

  • Press "..." button to select the Microsoft Excel(.xls or .xlsx) file.
  • Microsoft Excel

2. In "Choose a Destination" dialog, choose "MySQL";

  • Input the server name (default: localhost), port (default: 3306), username, password.
  • MySQL supporting some different Storage Engines, please click here to get more information about MySQL Storage Engine.
  • Choose a character-set, e.g.: UTF-8.
  • Press "Refresh" button to list all MySQL databases automation, you can choose an existing database or enter a new database name, this toolkit automatically create the new database during the migration process.
  • MySQL

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 MS Excel to MySQL 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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