Golden's Rules: Migrating from SQL Server to MySQL

May 10, 2006

[From SearchOpenSource]

Just as democracy came to Western societies, commoditization has arrived in the database world. New arrivals in the market, based on open source, have made databases available to everyone at no cost. Perhaps the best known of these open source databases is MySQL.

A question arises, however. How can you move from the oligarchy of commercial databases to the democracy of open source? More specifically, how can you move from Microsoft's SQL Server to MySQL?

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