I am trying to merge data from my 9.4.0.0 database to our 9.5.1.0 database one table at a time. It appears that the tables ARE in fact different (even though I was told the databases had 'minor' differences), so I am getting errors when tryin to merge the data over.

Any help would be greatly apprecaited.

Cheers,

D
in General by (870 points)
Merge data? You mean updating the database using the update sql script? What errors if any are you seeing?

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Is there any reason you can't just run the upgrade script on a backup of the 9.4 database, rather than trying to manually move the data?  That's how the upgrades are designed to work.
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Okay. That seems to have worked now, however, I do not see where XML Packages are handled now in the Admin and also, under Name in Products in the Admin, I see "(no data specified)"

Scott,

I redid this again and now I get some broken strings...

Check this out: http://screencast.com/t/rgOLXyMd

Also, I did receive some errors when running the update script on the 9.4.0.0 database:

*****Database Upgrade Started*****
Updating GlobalConfig Table...
Updating Stored Procedures...
Updating Store Version...
ContactEmail topic exists already
Creating Default Store Record...
Updating Mobile Devices...
Updating Global Configs...
Updating Topics Table to work with Duplicate Topic Names and Delete Name Constraint
Populating Stores Table...
Creating MultiShipOrder_Shipment table for Avalara to work with Multiship functionality ...
Updating Topic Table...
Updating Store Version...
Updating Recurring.UseGatewayInternalBilling...
Recurringpayments topic exists already
Adding ShowDistributorNotificationPriceInfo appconfig
Increasing the max length of the appconfig value column
Removing the basic OPC checkout type and related appconfigs
Updating appconfig stored procedures
Installing and updating the maxmind appconfig parameters
Installing and updating the USAePay appconfig parameters
Installing Google Remarketing and Dynamic Remarketing configuration elements
Updating google analytics
Add Avalara AppConfig
Updating menu appconfigs
Updating PayPal Appconfig descriptions
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 4
Constraint 'DF_ProductVariant_SubscriptionIntervalType' does not belong to table 'ProductVariant'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 4
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
****************************************************************
Changing data types.  Some errors may occur in this section.  Please contact Support if any errors are reported.
****************************************************************
****************************************************************
Done changing data types.
****************************************************************
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 4
Constraint 'DF_Customer_GiftRegistryGUID' does not belong to table 'Customer'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 4
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 4
Constraint 'DF_Customer_GiftRegistryIsAnonymous' does not belong to table 'Customer'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 4
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 4
Constraint 'DF_Customer_GiftRegistryAllowSearchByOthers' does not belong to table 'Customer'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 4
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 4
Constraint 'DF_Customer_GiftRegistryHideShippingAddresses' does not belong to table 'Customer'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 4
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
Msg 5074, Level 16, State 1, Line 3
The object 'DF_Product_AvailableStartDate_1' is dependent on column 'AvailableStartDate'.
Msg 4922, Level 16, State 9, Line 3
ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN AvailableStartDate failed because one or more objects access this column.
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 6
Constraint 'DF_Product_PageSize' does not belong to table 'Product'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 6
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
Template.MaintenancePage topic exists already
Msg 3733, Level 16, State 2, Line 5
Constraint 'DF_Product_SpecsInline' does not belong to table 'Product'.
Msg 3727, Level 16, State 0, Line 5
Could not drop constraint. See previous errors.
AlphaFilter Removal BEGIN
AlphaFilter Removal - Update [aspdnsf_GetMappedObjects]
AlphaFilter Removal - Update [aspdnsf_GetObjects]
AlphaFilter Removal - Update [aspdnsf_GetProductWithVariants]
AlphaFilter Removal END
Creating LocalizedObjectName schema
Populating LocalizedObjectName table from existing objects
    Updating Products 1 to 1000 of 3209
    Updating Products 1001 to 2000 of 3209
    Updating Products 2001 to 3000 of 3209
    Updating Products 3001 to 4000 of 3209
    Updating Variants 1 to 1000 of 3279
    Updating Variants 1001 to 2000 of 3279
    Updating Variants 2001 to 3000 of 3279
    Updating Variants 3001 to 4000 of 3279
    Updating Categories 1 to 1000 of 269
    Updating Manufacturers 1 to 1000 of 157
    Updating Distributors 1 to 1000 of 32
    Updating Sections 1 to 1000 of 26
    Updating Genres 1 to 1000 of 298
LocalizedObjectName creation and population complete

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*****Finalizing database upgrade*****
Updating database indexes...
Updating Store Version...

(1 row(s) affected)
*****Database Upgrade Completed*****

 

Scott,

I also get this in the Admin section when trying to view Categories: http://screencast.com/t/rjLZQRRWI
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