Database Compare Suite introduces the Snowflake support
January 19, 2021

Snowflake is a reckoned force on the data market, thus became a common path for database migrations. As a result, companies see this trend and strive to fulfill the Snowflake demand. And so did we — now it is available in Database Compare Suite as both the source and target platform. But database migration can be a complex process, involving terabytes of data. And even when it’s over, you still need to verify the migration result — this is when […]

The release of Oracle Reports Converter
Oracle Reports Converter release
December 18, 2020

DB Best proudly announces the release of Oracle Reports Converter. With the accumulated expertise of converting Oracle Reports as a service, we turned this knowledge into a fully-fledged module of the Oracle Forms and Reports Converter duo. Depending on the license, users will either access Oracle Forms Converter or Oracle Reports converter, or both. Why it is valuable From the Oracle’s statement in 2019, its Oracle Reports is no longer supported, meaning it will lack updates and enhancements. With many […]

Converting Oracle system functions to PostgreSQL with AWS SCT extension pack
November 16, 2020

Migrating Oracle databases to PostgreSQL on AWS, you often face challenges with converting system functions. Oracle has a rich set of built-in functions, and PostgreSQL doesn’t provide users with all of those. To support and simplify Oracle to PostgreSQL on AWS migrations, AWS Schema Conversion Tool provides users with an extension pack. After applying it to your Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL or Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL database, you may use the functions, which emulate the behavior of Oracle’s system functions. You […]

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November 04, 2020
New Migration Platform version
DB Best released a new 1.5 version of Migration Platform
October 23, 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
August 28, 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
August 12, 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
August 07, 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
August 07, 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
August 03, 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 […]