Automate database migration to Linux with the SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA)

Applies to: SQL Server - Linux

This article introduces SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) that helps you easily migrate databases to SQL Server on Linux from Microsoft Access, DB2, MySQL, Oracle, and Sybase. SSMA is a Windows application, so use SSMA when you have a Windows machine that can connect to a remote SQL Server instance on Linux.

SSMA supports a variety of source databases including Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, DB2, and Microsoft Access to SQL Server on Linux and helps automate migration tasks such as:

  • Assess your source database
  • Convert the source database schema to Microsoft SQL Server schema
  • Migrate the schema
  • Migrate the data
  • Test the migration

To get started, download SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) for your source database from the following list:

Next, follow the SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) to migrate your source database to SQL Server on Linux.

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