Data migration into Drupal

Congratulations, your client has chosen Drupal but how do you migrate data from the old CMS to Drupal? Migrate module to the rescue!

We will go through a real world example on how to use the Migrate module to move data to Drupal and save it in a clean way. In the example we will move sessions and speakers from this site to a new Drupal installation, make sure relationships are setup correctly and save images.

Questions answered in this session:
How to use mysql, postvgres, mssql, orace, csv, xml, json as data sources when doing migrations.
How to handle files.
How to handle relationships between imported data objects.
How to setup a basic migration with the Migration module.


Pontus Nilsson
Drupal user: pontus_nilsson