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Populate data from one database to another database

Posted on 2004-04-22
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Hi guys,

How do i populate data every month automatically from :
1 . excel spreadsheet to access/mysql/oracle
2. access/mysql/oracle to another access/mysql/oracle

thanks

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Question by:crabbear
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To automatically run a program based on monthly (weekly or daily) schedule you should first setup a "scheduled task" program. You can do this by opening the scheduler program as follows:

Start->Programs->Accessories->System Tools=>Scheduled Task.

after experimenting on that, next is to develop an applications to automate the loading of excel data from access, mysql or oracle.



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How you can go about this is as follow

1) Use the command DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet to import data from access into a access table
2) You could create a link to the table in the other database, then run queries to populate from your table to linked table

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you can also write a vbscript using ADO objects and FileSystemsObjects and put this script on a schedule as well.
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