A majority of developers and database administrators prefer MySQL for myriad applications for its sheer scalability and robustness. Now in case if you have been using Access and wish to switch to MySQL, then transferring the data stored with Access to MySQL may come up as a challenge. However you needn’t to be worried about it anymore as the Access To MySQL Data Migration Tool 3.1 can help you perform the data migration task with ease. The software is capable of converting any of the Access database into MySQL, and even vice-versa, whenever needed. One of its effective features is the program’s ability to convert the Table Relationships. The application supports Access and MySQL field attributes and data types, converting indexes, composite constraints and primary keys, etc.
When you’re working with Access To MySQL Data Migration Tool 3.1, firstly you’re shown main screen containing options for migrating Access database to MySQL, MySQL to Access, and Load Saved task. After selecting a task like Access to MySQL, with the first step you are required to choose the database, enter the password, and setting the connection options. Now, the program analyzes the database and presents the Tables list on the main screen, from which specific tables can be chosen for the migration process. Press ‘Next’ and the utility would take you to the further step, where you have to type the credentials to connect with the destination MySQL server. Entering the information, you can move onto selecting Conversion Options for creating a new or convert data to an existing MySQL database. It also features Data Filters feature for specific table field selection. Completing all the steps, the final steps deals with the selection of target table type, and finally perform the migration task. Further, you can even save or schedule the task to be performed automatically by the program.
With the Access To MySQL Data Migration Tool 3.1, it gets easier to convert and transfer data from Access to MySQL database or vice-versa. The tool supports step-by-step migration procedure with its neatly framed features in an effortless manner for which it earns a score of 4 rating points.