DevCon 2015: Data Migration Scripting for Multiple Environments - Jonn Howell

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Jonn Howell (DataExperience, Inc.)

Session Description

Larger projects often require deployment in several environments. These environments are typically development, test, and production. Data in each environment may need to be preserved, partially preserved, purged or overwritten. In this session, you’ll watch a slick way of automating the import and configuration of data between project builds, in a safe and reliable fashion. Ensure consistent and efficient upgrades to production deployments. You will see how scripted data imports, system resets and serial updating will eliminate critical errors and tedious, manual importing. You will be given a simple wizard template to implement in your solutions, which will save you lots of time when rolling out upgrades.

What you should know

Attendees need to have some knowledge of FileMaker Pro 13, layout management, relational design, and scripting.

Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Pro Advanced

What You Will Learn

  • How to integrate cross-build data migration scripting into your system
  • See a demonstration of automated data migration, and how the demo can be built into your system
  • Discover a technique that will save you LOTS of time and prevent headaches
  • Improve the professionalism of your deployments to clients

 

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