DBF format is outdated enough and SQL is modern and more efficient.
Either you use Windows or OS X there are tools that help you to migrate your data from DBF to SQL.
DBF to SQL Converter for Windows DBF to SQL Converter for OS X
Both converters can work:
- as a standalone application
- as a command line tool
You have to select one or more source dbf files, choose the output file or folder, and there are various options to customise the output file.
You can define SQL type: MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite
choose quotes, backticks, syntax, etc.
The same parameters are available in the command line interface.
It allows you to run the program with predefined parameters manually or using scheduler to automatize routine work.