Migrating data from SQL Server to IBM DB2

This article will show you how to use a simple database migration wizard to quickly migrate data from SQL Server to IBM DB2! Help you solve complex tasks and save a lot of time!

Requirements:

Introduction:

1. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "Microsoft SQL Server";

  • Input the SQL Server host name (you can also add an instance name). e.g: localhost\sqlexpress.
  • If using TCP/IP method then input the server port (default is 0 and using pipe method), in addition, you need to provide a username(e.g: sa) and password.
  • Checking "Windows Authentication" checkbox if using Windows authentication.
  • Press "Refresh Database" button to list all databases, yeither select an existing database or enter a new database name, this toolkit will automatically create the new database during the migration process.
  • Press "Refresh Schema" button to list all schemas, you can select an existing schema or enter a new schema name, this toolkit will automatically create the new schema during the migration process, if you let it empty, the default is "dbo".
  • SQL Server

2. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "IBM DB2";

  • Input the server name (default is "localhost") and port (default is "50000").
  • Input the username (default is "db2admin") and its password.
  • Input the source DB2 database name in "Database" box.
  • Choose the DB2 schema name (Press "Refresh" button to list all schemas).
    DB2

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 SQL Server to IBM DB2 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.

Download Now! »

Related Links:

1. SQL Server to MS Access Migration
2. SQL Server to MS Excel Migration
3. SQL Server to MariaDB Migration
4. SQL Server to MySQL Migration
5. SQL Server to Oracle Migration
6. SQL Server to PostgreSQL Migration
  1. FireBird to DB2 Migration
2. Foxpro to DB2 Migration
3. Informix to DB2 Migration
4. InterSystems Cache to DB2 Migration
5. MS Access to DB2 Migration
6. MS Excel to DB2 Migration
7. MariaDB to DB2 Migration
8. MySQL to DB2 Migration
9. Oracle to DB2 Migration
10. PostgreSQL to DB2 Migration
11. SQL Azure to DB2 Migration
12. SQLite to DB2 Migration