Converting Access to MySQL

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For a client, I took on some very old ASP code that desperately needed some TLC before the site relaunches.

While working on the project I had to convert an old Access 2000 file to a MySQL database. I found a free exe that met all of my needs for the conversion and safely moved all of the data: http://www.bullzip.com/products/a2m/info.php

Access to MySQL uses a wizard like interface to allow just about anyone to safely do the conversion. Only problem I had was that I didn’t have the ODBC driver it liked, otherwise it worked very well and was pretty quick.

Author: Brian Cline

Brian is a programmer living in Niagara Falls with ten years of development experience. He is passionate about automation, business process re-engineering, and gamification. For the last six years or so, he has been working with Salesforce and JavaScript.

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