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Enables conversion between database formats or dumping from live database systems for the purposes of preservation.
License:LGPL v3
Platforms:Platform independent - Java

The Database Preservation Toolkit allows conversion between Database formats, including connection to live systems, for purposes of digitally preserving databases. The toolkit allows conversion of live or backed-up databases into preservation formats such as DBML, an XML format created for the purpose of database preservation. The toolkit also allows conversion of the preservation formats back into live systems to allow the full functionality of databases. For example, it supports a specialized export into MySQL, optimized for PhpMyAdmin, so the database can be fully experimented using a web interface.


At the current version (1.0.0) the following database management systems import/export modules are supported:

  • MySQL
  • MS SQL Server
  • MS Access
  • Oracle (untested)
  • PostreSQL
  • DBML (Database Markup Language)

Additionally it is possible to export a database management system to a specific database SQL using the following export modules:

  • PostgreSQLFile
  • MySQLFile
  • SQLServerFile
  • GenericSQLFile

More import/export modules are being developed at the current time being DB2 one of them. Besides, it is also being developed the modules to support the SIARD database preservation format formats:SIARD. (2014-03-11)

User Experiences

Development Activity

Code is being actively developed at Database Preservation Toolkit GitHub repository and Database Preservation Toolkit GitHub Forked repository.

Release Feed

Below the last 3 release feeds:

2022-04-28 16:33:47
[tag:github.com,2008:Repository/12726858/v2.10.0 Version 2.10.0]
by github-actions[bot]
2021-10-13 16:20:30
[tag:github.com,2008:Repository/12726858/v2.9.10 Version 2.9.10]
by github-actions[bot]
2021-07-14 08:39:18
[tag:github.com,2008:Repository/12726858/v2.9.9 Version 2.9.9]
by github-actions[bot]

Activity Feed

Below the last 5 commits:

2022-04-28 16:35:30
[tag:github.com,2008:Grit::Commit/b2a438c65cd1a12c43345089f8ab84e6d35b4d07 Setting version 2.10.1-SNAPSHOT]
by hmiguim https://github.com/hmiguim
2022-04-28 16:19:57
[tag:github.com,2008:Grit::Commit/2bfc25671534504960fd472bcf784f96003895d6 Setting version 2.10.0]
by hmiguim https://github.com/hmiguim
2022-04-28 16:18:00
[tag:github.com,2008:Grit::Commit/47fab506f7761aa78d27f7100b5590adea13e4ff Fix security vulnerabilities]
by hmiguim https://github.com/hmiguim
2022-04-28 16:18:00
[tag:github.com,2008:Grit::Commit/8dde29b3d4c303dfb5258919d3928d148199aa4c Fix #504]
by hmiguim https://github.com/hmiguim
2022-04-28 12:57:04
[tag:github.com,2008:Grit::Commit/f260a823f93b8ceb9ea7c2998cfdb380f58b3f7a Fix #504]
by hmiguim https://github.com/hmiguim