This eBook offers a practical hands-on guide to analyzing and mitigating the risks of migrating to PostgreSQL.
With the ongoing shift towards open-source database solutions, itís no surprise that PostgreSQL is the fastest growing database. While itís tempting to simply compare the licensing costs of proprietary systems against that of open source, it is both a misleading and incorrect approach when evaluating the potential for return on investment of a database technology migration.
A key decision criteria for adopting any technology is whether it can support requirements for existing applications while also fitting into longer term strategies and needs.
The first section of this eBook provides a detailed analysis of all aspects of migrating from legacy and commercial solutions to PostgreSQL:
- Schema and code migration
- Data migration
- Application code migration
- Testing and evaluation