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Visual FoxPro (VFP) 9 Migration Strategy to Postgresql on Linux

From: "Kevin Salisbury" <KSalisbury(at)twinman(dot)com>
To: "Postgresql Novice" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Visual FoxPro (VFP) 9 Migration Strategy to Postgresql on Linux
Date: 2012-04-13 15:41:41
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We are in the early stages of planning a migration of all our VFP 9 databases to Postgresql. Our VFP dbc contains roughly 300 tables and 8GB total data. Screen replacements are likely going to be HTML5/CSS3 based and report replacements will likely be one of the open source BI reporting portals. While we know VFP very well, and we use a LOT of linux elsewhere in the company - we know very little about Postgres. We do see a lot of tutorials out there for new Postgres databases, but not much in the way of migration from VFP. We're curious to know if anyone else has gone through a similar migration that may have some advice on how to get started.

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