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About FmPro Migrator
About The Technology
FmPro Migrator Features
FmPro Migrator for MacOS X documents and migrates FileMaker
databases and stand-alone solution fi les to MySQL, Oracle, Access,
SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, PostgreSQL and FrontBase. FileMaker,
Microso� Access and Microso� SQL Server databases can also be
migrated to FileMaker 7 or 8. Consolidating multiple FileMaker
database fi les into a single FileMaker 8 database fi le enables
developers to utilize the new FileMaker 8 security model.
FmPro Migrator for MacOS X
uses the SQL Server ODBC driver
available from Actual Technologies
obtain metadata from SQL Server
databases. This information is
summarized within a report fi le and
is also used to generate SQL scripts
used for creating the database tables
within FileMaker 8. These SQL
scripts are quickly executed in batch
mode within FmPro Worksheet to
automate the creation of dozens of
tables within FileMaker 8.
• Generate Charts/Reports/Mailing Labels from SQL Server Data - FmPro Migrator creates a
compatible table structure within FileMaker 8 databases to facilitate the synchronization of
data. FileMaker is well suited for creating reports and mailing labels from the SQL Server data.
The xmCHART FileMaker plug-in (
) can be used to dynamically generate 35
diff erent types of charts from this same data.
• Migrate SQL Server Databases to FileMaker 8 Server - SQL Server databases can be migrated to
FileMaker 8 Server running on MacOS X or Windows at a signifi cant cost savings in licensing fees.
• Upsize Microso� Access to FileMaker 8 for Greater Capacity and Ease of Use - Access databases
can be migrated to FileMaker 8 in order to take advantage of FileMaker’s legendary ease of
use and increased data management capacity. Migrated Access databases can now grow to the
maximum 8TB fi le size off ered by FileMaker 8.
• Utilize the New FileMaker 8 Security Model - Consolidating multiple FileMaker database fi les
into a single FileMaker 8 database fi le enables developers to utilize the new FileMaker 8 security
model. FileMaker solutions can be developed in less time and with be� er security by utilizing the
new FileMaker 8 security model.
• Scale Up FileMaker Pro to Enterprise Class Capacity - FmPro Migrator enables migration of
FileMaker database structure and data to enterprise class servers. FileMaker can be used as a
RAD (Rapid Application Development) environment for database servers such as Oracle, MySQL,
Sybase, SQL Server, DB2, PostgreSQL, FrontBase. The fmSQL Sync (
plug-in can provide record-by-record data replication between FileMaker and SQL databases.
for MacOS X