Why Migrate?

Providing better security, developer productivity, and manageability than mainframe systems, Microsoft SQL Server delivers on its promise of lower TCO.  Microsoft SQL Server provides out-of-the-box support for transparent data encryption, master data management, and self-service business intelligence.

DB Best can provide you with a turnkey migration solution to Microsoft SQL Server. Start your mainframe migration to SQL Server now!

Why can you trust us with IBM DB2 to SQL Server migration?

The DB Best team has developed a unique methodology to migrate mainframe to SQL Server which has been proven many times over with hundreds of customers. Being an architect and the original creator of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA), the DB Best team is THE database migration expert you can trust with your project.

Based on our vast migration experience, the DB Best team developed our in-house product Database Compare Suite which greatly complements the SSMA tool.

Improve the application performance with a move from Mainframes to SQL Server

One of our customers supported a mainframe-based reporting application. Their system included Java-based web app and Informatica data management solution connected to a mainframe database. To provide a web interface for reporting needs they employed a WebSphere server for hosting Java applications. With this interface, a small circle of users could create reports using data imported from the Informatica application.

Our customer wanted to reduce the maintenance costs and increase the application functionality. We came up with a solution to migrate the customer database to SQL Server and reconnect the application to the new database. As a result, the customer has been able to improve the application performance by taking advantage of modern SQL Server capabilities.

Check how we have migrated the application to the Microsoft SQL Server platform in the following video.

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Supporting your SQL Server solutions after the migration

As part of our migration project, we offer training, support, consulting, and managed services for your SQL Server solutions. If you don’t want to go through the hassle of maintaining the day-to-day operations of your databases and applications, be sure to check out our Operational Data Management service.

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Learn more

We have a great set of blog posts and data sheets to help you better understand our capabilities as the leader in database migration services showcasing our expertise in moving mainframe workloads to Microsoft SQL Server technologies.

Blog posts

Improving the web app performance while migrating from DB2 to SQL Server
4 May 2017 Stanislav Andrenko

One of the largest life insurance companies in the United States supported a reporting application. Their system included Java based web app and Informatica data management solution c...

Database Compare Suite update 4.11 with Vertica Analytics Platform support
4 September 2017 Andrei Ivanov

We’re happy to announce the latest release of DB Best Database Compare Suite. The new version marked 4.11 brings support for Vertica Analytics Platform. Learn more about the ultimate...

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Modernizations to Microsoft's Data Platform
21 September 2016 Bill Ramos

Cloud services such as Microsoft Azure, coupled with database technologies like SQL Server, enable organizations to quickly create and scale solutions that solve challenges and fuel ne...

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eBook: Database Migration
9 August 2018 Bill Ramos

DB Best goes well beyond other migration service providers. We take a vested interest in your migration strategy, combining innovation with an accelerated ROI that meets your business ...

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