Take a look whether or not to migrate your Access data to MySQL and then how the migration can be done with the help of Navicat, a MySQL database administration GUI.
By : Allen
In an era where data becomes volumetric in every business, much attention has been given to proper database management and the ease of data access. Businesses that use Access begin to look for an alternative which allows better database performance, higher reliability, higher flexibility and yet is inexpensive.
With numerous choices available on the market, considering you don't want to put too much investment on it, only MySQL stands out from the crowd. MySQL's flexibility allows you to deploy it across various platforms and also allows multiple concurrent users. If you wish, you can still continue to do your data administration through Access as a front end.
Despite the various MySQL's features overtaking Access, whether or not to migrate your data from Access to MySQL still need an in-depth consideration.
I will first discuss whether or not to migrate your Access data to MySQL. Then, I will cover the considerations, planning and preparations which you should make before migrating your data. After all the planning and preparation stages has been finished, I will illustrate to you how the migration can be done with the help of Navicat, a MySQL database administration GUI.