How to convert CSV to SIARD

Full Convert is designed for ease of use and reliability to make sure you get your job done as quickly and as simply as possible.

Source database is known as CSV, TSV, Flat file, Comma-separated text, TAB-separated text (related files: csv, tsv, txt).

CSV to SIARD migration steps

When we start Full Convert, you will notice a welcome panel with links for common tasks. Let's start a new project.

  • 1) Connect to your source database
  • 2) Connect to your target database
  • 3) Optional: Choose which tables you want to convert
  • 4) Start the conversion

Welcome screen

Connection to CSV

List on the left shows all the databases which can be filled with your source database data. Select the one you need and fill-in required parameters.

We will choose Text from the list of available source database formats and fill in connection properties. You can simply click ellipsis (...) button to select the folder containing your delimited text files. You can also specify the file filter if you wish. By default, we include CSV, TXT, and TSV files.

Default delimiter is Comma (use it if you have comma-delimited files), but you can change it to Tab (for tab-delimited files), or any other character.

Connection to SIARD

List on the left shows all the databases which can be filled with your source database data. Select the one you need and fill-in required parameters.

Start the conversion

All source tables are selected for conversion by default. In case you only need some tables, simply deselect the ones you don't need - or deselect all, then select just the tables you do need.

Click the Copy your database button to get started.

Project overview

Conversion

Conversion is highly-optimized to run as fast as possible, yet provides top-notch reliability. Huge tables are converted in small chunks at a time, preserving memory and ensuring that your computer stays fast and responsive.

Data copying from source to target

Data is now in the target database

Use our built-in database browser to examine the copied data.

Of course, you can also examine the conversion in detail and see in-depth information for each table.

Target database browser

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