Migrate business logic to the application layer

The question of whether business logic should be stored in the database or the application layer has been debated for many years. At Ispirer, we are convinced that migrating business logic from the database to the application layer offers extensive benefits for both databases and overall business operations. With our meticulously refined automated solutions, we ensure this transition occurs seamlessly, saving valuable time and resources. Storing business logic in the application brings to the table a number of benefits, including enhanced performance, streamlined maintenance, improved scalability, and significant cost savings. Trust Ispirer to simplify your migration journey and unlock the full potential of your data infrastructure effortlessly.


What we offer


Ispirer Toolkit for automated transition

Ispirer Toolkit migrates business logic of any complexity from any database to C#, Java, Python and other languages.

  • Automated migration of SQL objects, including packages, stored procedures, functions to application code
  • Prompt customization of the tool to maximize automation rate
  • Comprehensive support from the Ispirer experts
  • Flexible licensing model

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Turnkey migration service

Ispirer provides a full-cycle migration service, which includes:

  • Automation with Ispirer Toolkit on our end ensuring 3-4 times faster migration
  • Team of experts skilled in migration of business logic from database to an application layer
  • Tailored migration roadmap from assessment through migration and testing to cutover
  • Assistance in deployment and integration, performance optimization, new feature development

Select Source Database

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IBM DB2 AS/400 (iSeries)

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Why migrate business logic from database to application

Customized migration plan

Enhanced agility

Applications can offer more flexibility and agility in managing and modifying business logic compared to databases. It's easier and faster to update and iterate on application code rather than altering database structures and stored procedures.

Enhanced efficiency


Business logic embedded within applications is typically more portable across different database systems or platforms. This can be beneficial if the business needs to switch database vendors or deploy the application in various environments.

Advanced security

Improved performance

Application servers are much easier to scale than database servers. For example, an application can be placed in a container and used as needed, depending on the load created by users. As a result, it will be much easier and cheaper to achieve the performance you need from the system.

Cost reduction

Cost savings

Customers that already migrated their business logic to application benefit from reducing costs of maintainability. Besides, business logic in the application allows developers to focus on high-value tasks, fostering innovation and creativity.

Reduced data redundancy

Accelerated time-to-market

Expedite the deployment of new features and functionalities by moving domain logic to an application layer and enable faster innovation cycles.

Reduced data redundancy

RDBMS dependency eliminated

Having business logic in the application layer unties your hands if you are planning to change a database management system in the future. Besides, such an approach makes it possible to support several databases simultaneously.

Why migrate with Ispirer

100% Automation

Top-notch security

We comply with ISO 27001 security management requirements with comprehensive policies and processes, advanced security technology, and skilled professionals.


Reduced risk of conversion errors

Automation eliminates the risk of conversion errors inherent in manual migration projects. Automated tools can handle transition of business logic from databases to the application layer with precision, which reduces the likelihood of mistakes that could impact application functionality.

Flexible pricing

Cost savings

Automated migration not only significantly reduces migration costs compared to manual methods but also saves substantial time. By leveraging automation, you can streamline the migration process efficiently, ensuring cost-effectiveness without sacrificing quality.

Ispirer Toolkit opportunities

  • Migration with\without connection to databases. Ispirer Toolkit can work with or without a database connection. Both options allow you to successfully migrate business logic from the database to the application level. However, it is worth considering that connecting to the database allows Ispirer Toolkit to take into account additional information from the database and helps improve conversion.
  • Database API access. Ispirer Toolkit enables users to choose the database API for accessing the database in the target application. Depending on the project's requirements, you can select the most suitable option from the supported APIs: Hibernate, JDBC, LINQ, or ADO.NET.
  • Migration of Embedded SQL. Ispirer Toolkit offers the opportunity to streamline the migration process of Embedded SQL, reducing manual effort and potential errors. By leveraging this tool, businesses can efficiently transition their Embedded SQL codebase to a new platform.

Ispirer Toolkit

  • Customization. Ispirer Toolkit is an expert system that enables you to control migration while achieving excellent conversion quality through customization. In essence, customization is the process of incorporating new conversion rules to the core of Ispirer Toolkit. The Ispirer team can customize our product in order to improve the migration quality to the maximum.

Oracle PL/SQL to Java Conversion Demo

Check out the video of migration from Oracle PL/SQL to Java using Ispirer Toolkit on our YouTube channel. Witness the transformation of SQL objects into efficient Java code, unlocking new opportunities for your software development journey.

Migrate Databases and Applications Automatically

At Ispirer you can get a comprehensive solution that will cover all of your migration challenges. Ispirer Toolkit is a flagship product that can seamlessly convert applications and migrate databases with no hassle to make your system high-performing and up-to-date.

With SQLWays Wizard, you can easily migrate your database without any restrictions. SQLWays Wizard supports database conversion from any operating system, including Windows, Linux, or Unix, regardless of the source and target database OS.

SQLWays Wizard usage diagram

Our Projects

As part of the cloud transition project, getting rid of an outdated OS/390 mainframe allowed a global HR software vendor to gain security and manageability with the latest Microsoft business solutions.

Replacing Db2 with a PostgreSQL database enabled the innovator in business payment automation technologies to save on licensing, support, and maintenance costs.

Using PostgreSQL, the global assurance and consulting leader has minimized system downtime, improved their infrastructure performance and reliability.

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What Our Customers Say

"Beckman Coulter provided as much of the information as we could but there was a lot of functionality that we did not know. This is where Ispirer talents became apparent as they forensically reengineered functionality."

"We are now successfully running live on the new system, with the updated PB apps. I want to express my thanks to Ispirer team. You made this project a success!!! I was happy to work with you and would highly recommend Ispirer!"

"Because of Ispirer and MnMTK, our team was able to devote its time to build the infrastructure for new Java programs instead of spending time on converting code. The produced Java code met all our maintainability, readability and performance requirements."

"This approach was very successful avoiding any confusion at the first stage, and achieved high conversion rate in the end. The project was completed successfully, they say they couldn't make it without MnMTK 2017 and excellent extension support from lspirer."

"At the onset of the engagement the Ispirer MnMTK was expanded to meet the specific requirements of our migration prior to being delivered for our use. Once this phase of the project was complete we were provided with the expanded toolkit."

"We have found the Ispirer team to be knowledgeable and responsive and we have found the tooling to be flexible enough to be easily adapted to our coding conventions."

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