Data Conversion is Liberation

 

 

For Data and DB Migration

Unlock the Buiness Value of Application Data
NextForm frees your data, programs, and databases from legacy formats and vendor lock-ins. More data versatility means more usability.
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Repurpose Your Data
NextForm modernizes file formats so they can be used in new applications. It also replicates DB data, remaps data types and record layouts, and creates federated views to speed insights.

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Higher Performance & Lower Cost
NextForm also gives you the opportunity to cull data as you move it, speeding I/O and reducing storage. Slash 75% off design and run time with point-and-click field mapping that help you control your data with ease.

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NextForm Use Cases

 

  • Fast, Easy File Conversion

    "NextForm simply and quickly converts our big LDIF files to custom CSV targets. A 165mb LDIF file converted in seconds, 1+GB in less than a minute. Excellent product!"

  • COBOL to DB Migration

    "NextForm is a fast, cost-effective Vision (and MF-ISAM) file migration and reporting solution. We also like the product's graphical job design and scripting options."

  • Legacy Data Type Translation

    "NextForm converts EBCDIC data files (including zoned and PD fields) to ASCII. As a beginner I was able to make new jobs quickly and determine the output was correct."


NextForm Editions

Lite (Free!)

Includes:

IRI NextForm executable

IRI Workbench (Eclipse GUI)

 

Migrate, replicate, federate, and report on flat and unstructured text files. 

Convert fixed to delimited, LDIF to CSV, EBCDIC to ASCII, big to little endian, etc.

Search, extract, and structure strings in MS documents, emails, PDFs, etc.

DBMS

Includes:

Lite

ODBC Libraries

 

Replicate, federate, and report against data in any connected table or flat file.

Upgrade your version of - or migrate between - Oracle, DB2, Sybase, MS SQL, MySQL, Teradata, MongoDB, etc.

COBOL (Index)

Includes:

Lite

MF Libraries

 

Convert MF-ISAM & Vision files, MF & RM data types.

Re-use, and report from, mainframe data sets.

Legacy (Other)

Includes:

Lite

Proprietary Drivers

 

Migrate and report on data in the legacy formats listed here.

 

Modern

Includes:

Lite

Proprietary Drivers

 

Access and use data in big data (e.g., Hive, NoSQL) and cloud/SaaS (e.g., Marketo, Salesforce) repositories.

Premium

Includes:

Lite

Multiple Libraries

 

Migrate, replicate, federate and report on structured, semi- and unstructured (dark) data.

Supported Sources and Formats

Flat Files

  • CSV
  • Delimited
  • Fixed
  • LDIF
  • Micro Focus Variable Length
  • Micro Focus ISAM
  • Line/Rec/Var Sequential
  • Variable Blocked
  • Text
  • Vision
  • XML

Data Types

  • ASCII (c types)
  • Numerics
  • EBCDIC MF COBOL
  • DBCDIC RM COBOL
  • Dates & Time Stamps
  • Composite
  • Single-Byte
  • Multi-Byte (CJK, Thai)
  • Unicode
  • Packed Decimal
  • Zoned Decimal

Legacy

  • Adabas
  • C-ISAM Informix, D-ISAM
  • Datacom
  • Dataflex
  • dBase
  • IDMS
  • IMS
  • Intersystems
  • PostgreSQL
  • Powerhouse
  • Unidata

RDBMS

  • Oracle
  • DB2 UDB
  • DB2 Mainframe
  • MySQL
  • SQL Server
  • Sybase
  • Teradata

Modern

  • Amazon EMR, RDS, etc.
  • Cloudera CDH & Impala
  • Hortonworks Hive
  • NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • Pivotal (Greenplum, Hive)
  • Spark SQL
  • Web-based (Eloqua, Hubspot, Marketo, Salesforce, etc.)

Unstructured Files

  • ASN.1 TAP3
  • .DOC, .DOCX
  • .EML, .OST, .PST
  • .PDF, .RTF
  • .PPT, .PPTX
  • .TXT, .XML
  • .XLS, .XLSX

AND:

The proprietary/mainframe (legacy) & cloud/SaaS (modern) sources in the 2nd & 3rd sections of this page!


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