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Ispirer Toolkit User Guide: Introduction

Ispirer Toolkit is Ispirer Systems OÜ prime product designed for automated migration between major programming languages and databases. It performs the entire conversion process and provides a high level of automation at all stages of migration. The toolkit’s flexibility and power makes the conversion faster and more efficient. Ispirer Toolkit is capable of doing the following transformations automatically:

  • Database migration: the toolkit performs migration between main databases and cloud platforms, such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Azure, IBM DB2, SAP Sybase, PostgreSQL, AWS, MySQL, Informix, Progress, Teradata, InterBase, Firebird, etc. As a result, a customer gets a fully functioning database system.
  • Application conversion: the toolkit converts programming code between various technologies, e.g. PowerBuilder, Delphi, Progress 4GL, Informix 4GL, COBOL to modern ones, such as .NET and Java. Outcome will be a new application without any middleware used afterwards.
  • Embedded SQL and Database API conversion: during the modernization of the system, a customer may need to make changes to the integration between applications and databases, thus Ispirer offers a comprehensive conversion of the Embedded SQL statements and database and other APIs usage.

About Ispirer

Ispirer Systems strives to be a leading provider of innovative solutions for highly automated cross-database conversion and human-written program code modernization. The flagship product is Ispirer Toolkit, formerly known as Ispirer SQLWays ®, combines all our best practices for these purposes.

The toolkit supports database migration from legacy to the latest technologies developed by Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, HPE, Teradata, Amazon, etc. Ispirer Toolkit is also capable of converting applications from PowerBuilder, COBOL, Delphi, Informix 4GL, and Progress 4GL to new technologies such as .NET and Java.

More than 1000 companies use our software including global corporations from Fortune 500 and Global 2000: Toyota, Epicor, Splice Machine, NTT Data, Continental, Ciber, Staples, NedGraphics, Kellenberger.

Tools Overview

Ispirer Toolkit 10 provides automated database and application migration on the basis of its 4 main tools. The list of these tools with their graphical icons is represented below:

Ispirer SQLWays Wizard a GUI tool designed to simplify the tuning of database migration process
Ispirer nGLFly Wizard a GUI tool designed to simplify the tuning of application and scripts conversion
Ispirer Migration Studio an application with rich functional possibilities for performing and testing all supported database and application projects migrations
Command Line Mode the ability to embed migration launch into other applications or scripts. It performs all types of conversions supported by Ispirer Toolkit