Moving data development projects between different workstations
to move projects to different workstations or installations if you ever install
a different copy of the IBM Data Studio IDE on your workstation or engage the
services of other personnel to work with you on your projects. To export a
project from a workstation, perform the following steps:
project you want to export (for our example, DatabaseJournalProject),
right-click, and select Export. For example:
System and click Next:
If you dont see the File System folder in the
default expanded tree view, you might have to expand the Other folder to
find this option.
data development project that you want to export from the left side of the File
system page of the Export wizard, and in the right pane optionally select
the components of the project that you want to export. For example, on the
following page Ive only chosen to export the FEMALEPERSONNEL SQL statement
along with the projects metadata:
Type a target
directory for the project in the To directory field.
options that you want to apply to this export operation in the Options box.
For this example, the defaults are fine; click Finish.
To import your exported project into a new data
development project, perform the following steps:
destination project, right-click, and select the Import option. (You can
see in the following figure that Ive created a new data development project
with the same name as the previous one.)
System and click Next:
wizard opens. Select the project in the left pane of the File system page and
the components of this project that you want to import into the new data
development project. For this example, select everything in the import file as
shown below, and then click Finish.
As you can see, the elements have been imported into the
Data Project Explorer view in the data development project that you specified:
that if you imported a stored procedure or a user-defined function into your
new data development project, these objects arent created in the database that
the new project is linked to (assuming its a different database). Youd have
to deploy these objects. In this example, all my data development projects
connect to the SAMPLE database, so I wouldnt have to rebuild any routines if I
had them in this imported project.
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