Oracle to MySQL – prepare to bushwhack through the open source jungle

I was recently approached by a healthcare company for advice on suitable database solutions capable of executing its new initiative. The company was primarily an Oracle shop so naturally, they began by shopping for possible Oracle solutions. The CTO relayed his conversation with the Oracle sales rep, who at first recommended an Oracle solution that, …

Migration to MySQL – What is it and why is it important?

MySQL is a relational database that backs many internet websites and enterprise applications.  Like all enterprise software, it has a whole complement of features which are well documented, such as data types, storage engines, transactional behaviors and so forth.  It also has a set of processes, many of which involve how software operates on Linux …

Database Migration – What is it and why is it important?

Migration in the context of enterprise and web-based applications means moving from one platform to another.  Database Migrations are particularly complicated as you have all the challenges of changing your software platform, where some old features are missing, or behave differently and some new features are available and you’d like to take advantage of those. …

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Migrating MySQL to Oracle

This article is from 2006.  MySQL has come a long way since then. MySQL 5.5 is very robust and feature rich, matching Oracle in many different areas including datatypes, stored procedures and functions, high availability solutions, ACID compliance and MVCC, hotbackups, cold backups and dumps, full text and other index options, materialized views and much …