SQLines Data - Database Migration from Informix to SQL Server

SQLines Data is an open source, scalable, high performance data transfer, schema conversion and validation tool for Informix to Microsoft SQL Server migration.

The tool requires connections to Informix (ODBC/CLI without ODBC Manager) and SQL Server (SQL Server Native Client) databases. To convert SQL statements and scripts, use open source SQLines SQL Converter tool.

  • Informix 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x and 7.x (Dynamic Server IDS and Extended Parallel Server XPS)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 and 2005

Why SQLData

SQLData benefits:

Scalability and High-Performance

  • Transferring tables in multiple concurrent sessions
  • Performing concurrent read and write operations in each session
  • Using Informix ODBC/CLI (without ODBC Manager) with array processing to extract data from Informix
  • Using SQL Server Native Client Bulk Copy API to insert data to SQL Server
  • Multi-threaded C/C++ Application

Designed for DBAs and Enterprise-Class Migrations

  • Easy to set up and configure the transfer of a large number of tables
  • Command line with powerful and easy to use options
  • Wildcards to select tables
  • Comprehensive performance stats to help you tune the data transfer
  • No space required to hold Informix export
  • No ADO.NET providers required
  • No .NET dependency
  • No installation required

Logging and Statistics

  • Comprehensive performance stats to help you tune the data transfer
  • Execution time for each DDL statement
  • Read and write performance for each table (rows/sec and bytes/sec)
  • Saving all executed DDL SQL statements into .sql file
  • Saving all failed DDL SQL statements into a separate .sql file
  • Summary performance information

Technical Support and Custom Solutions

  • Direct support from the development team and migration experts
  • Immediate software fixes and updates
  • Custom features by request
  • Email, phone and Skype

SQLines Data Features and Licensing

SQLines Data features and licensing:

SQLines Data for Informix to SQL Server Migration
Database Size
Data Volume Unlimited
Number of Tables
Number of Rows
Number of Databases
Schema Conversion
NOT NULL Constraints
CHECK Constraints
Primary and Foreign Keys
Unique Constraints
Table and Column Comments
Schema Transformation
Schema Name Mapping
Validation by Row Count
Performance and Scalability
Parallel Sessions Unlimited
Concurrent Reader/Writer in Each Session
32-bit Version
Command Line
Licensing and Support
Technical Support

Download a Trial Version of SQLines Data.

If any you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact us at support@sqlines.com.

SQL Conversion Features

For detailed information about conversion features supported in SQLines Data, see Informix to SQL Server Migration Reference.