Database Backup, Migration and Security

Data Migration is the process of importing legacy data to a new system. The specific method used for any particular system depends entirely on the systems involved and the nature and state of the data being migrated.

Migration enhances and protects the long-term investment in an organization's software infrastructure and effectively reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO). Performance benchmarking ensures that migrated applications perform better than the old applications, resulting in increased scalability, simplified maintenance, and reduced costs.

We take up migration of your software products to the latest GUI, databases, or data servers and then port it to meet the demand of newer platforms and technology. We adopt programming strategies that meet the challenges of rapidly evolving technologies.

We have successfuly migrated software application (for a major Steel Company) developed using .NET, and MS SQL. For a document preparation company we ported the data from one version / engine of MySQL to the latest stable version for application scalability.

In general we follow the below steps for migration and porting of software and database.

  • Assess the application for migration
  • Preparing for migration by analysing the manual and source codes (if there is any)
  • Migrate the application
  • Perform any changes/modification needed
  • System test
  • Delivery
  • Post-Migration support

In the area of database security, SoftCircuits-India(SCI) has experience in

  • On-the-fly database replication/mirroing between 2 DB servers running enterprise class PostgreSQL, mySQL.
  • We have automated Hot backup from LIVE database (postgreSQL, mySQL) servers at specified intervals.
  • Experienced in synchronizing data between our web-based, custom mortgage application processing software /car rental service software with client's own ERP database. We have programmed web services on both ends to sync the data.
  • Implemented multi-level optimization of databases and encryption (at column level) of db tables / columns using standard algorithms (such as AES 128 algorithm).
  • Implemented user authentication based on information available on Active Directory (running on windows 2008 server) from our custom application.
Domain Expertise

SoftCircuits-India (SCI) has expertise in developing software in the following areas / domains.

  • E-commerce
  • Document preparation, Management
  • Realestate / Mortgage
  • Health care & Training
  • Procurement and Distribution
  • HR - attendance & leave processing
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Computer - telephony / IVR


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