SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v7.3 is now available



SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA)  for Oracle, MySQL, SAP ASE (formerly SAP Sybase ASE), DB2 and Access lets users convert database schema to Microsoft SQL Server schema, upload the schema, and migrate data to the target SQL Server (see below for supported versions).

What is new?

  • Improved quality and conversion metric with targeted fixes based on customer feedback.
  • SSMA extensibility framework exposed via
    • Export functionality to a SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) project
      • You can now export schema scripts from SSMA as an SSDT project and use that to make additional schema changes and deploy your database.
    • Libraries that can be consumed by SSMA for performing custom conversions
      • You can now construct code that can handle custom syntax conversions and conversions that weren’t previously handled by SSMA
        • Instructions on how to construct a custom converter can be found here.
        • Sample project for conversion can be downloaded here.

For more information see this post.


Ajay Jagannathan (@ajaymsft)

Principal Program Manager