New Migration Platform version
DB Best released a new 1.5 version of Migration Platform
23 Oct 2020

The newest Migration Platform 1.5 version introduces a whole set of features. It brings an in-built Ora2Pg tool for easier migration, tree view filtering for schemas and databases, some important UI improvements, and others additions. Tap into the article to read more about the shiniest version of Migration Platform.

1.4 Migration Platform release
DB Best released a new 1.4 version of Migration Platform
28 Aug 2020

DB Best introduced a new version of its Migration Platform — an all-around program that enables all types of automated database migration. Read this blog post to learn more about the improvements for the key platform modes: Development and Migration projects.

PL/SQL to C# converter
Converting embedded Oracle PL/SQL code to C# with an automated converter
12 Aug 2020

One of our customers faced a challenging task converting the application’s business logic from Oracle PL/SQL to C#. This complex modernization project included the upgrade of application architecture and a move to the Azure cloud of this whole system. However, the most challenging part of the project was to convert a huge amount of PL/SQL code to C#. In this blog post, we share the DB Best approach to automating this conversion.

Oracle Forms Converter trial
DB Best releases Oracle Forms Converter
07 Aug 2020

DB Best is proud to introduce the trial version of Oracle Forms Converter. This application helps get off legacy Oracle Forms and modernize them to modern web-based solutions. Read the blog post to discover the limitations of this trial version and learn how to use this product.

COBOL to Java
Accelerating migration of COBOL applications to Java
07 Aug 2020 , Bill Ramos

According to Forbes contributing writer Tom Taulli’s article COBOL Language: Call It A Comeback?, the recent demands on government agencies with old COBOL applications to deal with COVID-19 coupled with the lack of developers has added additional stress to people who have lost their jobs and can’t get their unemployment benefits. Let’s face reality, today’s developers have zero training in COBOL. At DB Best, we’ve developed a COBOL to Java conversion tool along with a test automation framework and CI/CD […]

Top customers’ stories on AWS
03 Aug 2020

Last updated in August 2020 The goal of DB Best blog is to deliver technical content on various completed projects and researches. Publishing over 100 blog posts per year, we pay great attention to the projects, related to the cloud data platforms in general, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) in particular. Some of the AWS customers’ stories attract more attention than others, so, that’s why we decided to collect them in one place. We consider these articles must-read and super […]

Top AWS DMS and SCT blog posts
03 Aug 2020

Last updated in August 2020 Sharing our technical experience with the readers, we’ve reached a pretty impressive audience on our blog. So, it was pretty easy to distinguish the most popular AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) Support stories. Let’s jump right in and review the most valuable and really important DB Best blog posts on AWS DMS and AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT). We’ve got an impressive series of blog posts, where we talk about the features of […]

Transformation of Oracle applications into cloud-driven .NET apps utilizing PL/SQL to C# Converter
14 Jul 2020

Warning! Please, stop all editing and writing activities in this post. Irena shared the new outline, so, we will need to completely rewrite the story. Tech Discovery – Stakeholder: Irena Balin, Roman Rodionov – Purpose: Create a blog post announcing the readiness and release of our new solution for migration Oracle applications on PL/SQL to C#. Now we can offer this kind of modernization to our clients utilizing our internal tool – Deadline: N/A – Target Audience: Business decision-makers – […]

Database Compare Suite 5.3 BigQuery
Database Compare Suite 5.3 brings BigQuery support
08 Jul 2020

DB Best has released a new version of Database Compare Suite. This version supports Google’s BigQuery, a serverless and highly scalable cloud data warehouse platform. Also, the latest product release includes the updated Database Compare Suite user guide which now provides for convenient search and better user interaction. The list of updates includes: Database Compare Suite supports BigQuery Introducing the updated user guide Command-line interface improvements User interface improvements Read this blog post to learn more about the latest Database […]

Migration Platform release
Development mode, expected results, and advanced backup for DB Best Migration Platform
07 Jul 2020

What’s new in DB Best Migration Platform 1.3? DB Best has released a new version of Migration Platform, a program that automates every stage of database migration. In this version, we introduced a new mode for in-depth database testing — Development Project. This mode introduces extra capabilities for the Test Organizer module by creating Expected Results that can be compared with test results later. We also introduced the Setup & Teardown tab — a place where you can manage datasets […]