DMU – Tips and Tricks – Migration Assistant for Unicode

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Please find previous posts about the Data Migration Assistant for Unicode (DMU) here:

Migrating to Unicode? Get DMU 2.1!


Since Roy and I subscribed to the Hot Topics support email we’ll find a very helpful note none of us was aware of almost every second day.

One of these recent finds is:

For those who have never heard of the DMU before you’ll find a very brief overview about this tiny little – and very helpful – tool for database character set migrations not only to Unicode here:

Why is this note so helpful?

Simply because it combines the most important topics about DMU in one note – from starting to issues. And this is really helpful when you plan to use the tool.

It is structured into:

  • A) Things to check before using the DMU
  • B) FAQ and common issues
  • C) Problems starting the DMU or during scan
  • D) Typical errors such as “invalid binary conversion” and others
  • E) Post conversion phase
  • F) Steps to do afterwards
  • plus some extras

–Mike

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