NMIG is a database migration tool, written in Node.js and highly inspired by FromMySqlToPostgreSql.
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NMIG - the database migration tool.

WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

NMIG is an app, intended to make a process of migration from MySQL to PostgreSQL as easy and smooth as possible.

KEY FEATURES

  • Precise migration of the database structure - NMIG converts MySQL data types to corresponding PostgreSQL data types, creates constraints, indexes, primary and foreign keys exactly as they were before migration.
  • Ability to rename tables and columns during migration.
  • Ability to recover migration process if disaster took place (without restarting from the beginning).
  • Ability to migrate big databases - in order to eliminate "process out of memory" issues NMIG will split each table's data into several chunks.
    Each group of chunks will be loaded via separate worker process.
  • Speed of data transfer - in order to migrate data fast NMIG uses PostgreSQL COPY protocol.
  • Ease of monitoring - NMIG will provide detailed output about every step, it takes during the execution.
  • Ease of configuration - all the parameters required for migration should be put in one single JSON document.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • Node.js 8 or higher

USAGE

1. Create a new PostgreSQL database.
Sample:  CREATE DATABASE my_postgresql_database;
If you are planning to migrate spatial data (geometry type columns), then PostGIS should be installed and enabled.

2. Download Nmig package and put it on the machine running your PostgreSQL (not mandatory, but preferably).
Sample: /path/to/nmig

3. Edit configuration file located at /path/to/nmig/config/config.json with correct details.

Notes:

4. Go to Nmig directory, install dependencies, compile and run the app
    Sample:

$ cd /path/to/nmig

$ npm install

$ npm run build

$ npm start

5. If a disaster took place during migration (for what ever reason) - simply restart the process $ npm start
    NMIG will restart from the point it was stopped at.

6. At the end of migration check log files, if necessary.
    Log files will be located under "logs_directory" folder in the root of the package.
    Note: "logs_directory" will be created during script execution.

7. In case of any remarks, misunderstandings or errors during migration,
    please feel free to email me anatolyuss@gmail.com

RUNNING TESTS

1. Create a new PostgreSQL database.
Sample:  CREATE DATABASE nmig_test_db;

2. Download Nmig package.
Sample: /path/to/nmig

3. Edit configuration file located at /path/to/nmig/config/test_config.json with correct details.

Notes:

4. Go to nmig directory, install dependencies, compile and run tests
    Sample:

$ cd /path/to/nmig

$ npm install

$ npm run build

$ npm test

5. At the end of migration check log files, if necessary.
    Log files will be located under "logs_directory" folder in the root of the package.
    Note: "logs_directory" will be created during script execution.

VERSION

Current version is 3.5.0
(major version . improvements . bug fixes)

KNOWN ISSUES

  • Empty strings in char/varchar columns may be interpreted as NULL.

LICENSE

NMIG is available under "GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE" (v. 3)
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt.