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Ima Ballsy
Holmes

Informix to Postgres ...

I did a Informix to Postgres conversion for a branch of our state government.

IBM wanted us to continue to run Informix on a Mainframe at a cost of about 5,000.00 USD per month,

or by a 'Core' VMWARE license for 5000,000 - 1,000,000 one time plus maintenance.

It took me about a year to do the conversion and testing. About 230 tables converted, 80 functions and 175 triggers.

Did most of the work writing python programs to convert about 70 - 80% of the stuff for me.

Hope this gives you an idea.

From what the forums say, converting from Oracle to Postgres is not that big of a deal ..

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