Database Migration

YugabyteDB Migration: What About Those 19 Oracle Features I Thought I Would Miss?

YugabyteDB Migration: What About Those 19 Oracle Features I Thought I Would Miss?

In 2019, I gave a presentation with the title, “19 features you will miss if you leave Oracle.” The talk focused on features used every day with Oracle—and those that may not be available in other databases. However, the goal of this presentation was not to influence any decision or outcome. 

Migrating from a commercial database is not about covering a full set of features. It’s a strategy to stay in control of the software that processes and stores enterprise data.

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Migrating MySQL to YugabyteDB Using pgloader

Migrating MySQL to YugabyteDB Using pgloader

We understand that database migrations can be painful. We have helped users successfully migrate from MySQL to YugabyteDB, a PostgreSQL-compatible distributed SQL database. A very popular tool to accomplish this task is pgloader. In this post, we will cover how to migrate both your MySQL schema as well as data to YugabyteDB.

Prerequisites

Before starting the migration there are a few prerequisites you’ll need to address.

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Fortune 500 Financial Services Company Chooses YugabyteDB to Support Microservices and Mainframe Migration Initiatives

Fortune 500 Financial Services Company Chooses YugabyteDB to Support Microservices and Mainframe Migration Initiatives

A large, global financial services company is pursuing digital transformation initiatives across the board, with its biggest priorities focused around application modernization. Their goals were to untether from the mainframe, consolidate its numerous database technologies, and migrate to a modern microservices-oriented, cloud native architecture. Learn how they did it and the benefits they achieved.

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Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks for PostgreSQL and Oracle DBAs – Sep 9, 2020

Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks for PostgreSQL and Oracle DBAs – Sep 9, 2020

Welcome to this week’s tips and tricks blog where we explore both beginner and advanced YugabyteDB topics for PostgreSQL and Oracle DBAs.

Please note that most examples in the post make use of the Northwind sample database. Instructions on how to get it installed are here.

Ok, let’s dive in…

Is there a functional equivalent to Oracle’s NVL in PostgreSQL or YugabyteDB?

In a nutshell,

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