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Database Journal: Migration to MySQL with SQLyog ver 4.1

Sep 22, 2005, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Laursen)

"With the release of Webyog's flagship product, SQLyog Enterprise version 4.1, a new ODBC 'Power Tool' is introduced that replaces the old 'ODBC import tool.' Starting with SQLyog version 4.2 it was re-named 'SQLyog Migration Tool,' so this is the term that I will use in this text. This is not just a new name for something old that comes in a new bottle--the Migration Tool has been completely rewritten. It is all completely new code, but – more important to users--it offers a wide range of new possibilities. The term 'ODBC-import' to me means, 'Fetching some external data into MySQL.' 'Migration' is much more than that--it imports not only data but also indexes ('ordinary' indexes, Primary Keys, Foreign Keys--all that used to be called 'metadata'), and it provides a large set of options for (almost) any situation..."

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