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Oracle® SQL Developer Supplementary Information for Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase Adaptive Server Migrations
Release 3.0

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Preface

Oracle SQL Developer Supplementary Information for Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase Adaptive Server Migrations provides detailed information about migrating a database from Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, 2000, or 2005 to Oracle, or from Sybase Adaptive Server 12 or 15. It is a useful guide regardless of the conversion tool you are using to perform the migration, but the recommended tool for such migrations is Oracle SQL Developer (SQL Developer). This reference guide describes several differences between Microsoft SQL Server or Sybase Adaptive Server and Oracle, and outlines how those differences are handled by SQL Developer during the conversion process.

Intended Audience

This guide is intended for anyone who is involved in converting a Microsoft SQL Server or Sybase Adaptive Server database to Oracle using Oracle SQL Developer.

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What You Should Already Know

You should be familiar with relational database concepts and with the operating system environments under which you are running Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server or Sybase Adaptive Server.

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