Sucking in Data from Access Database to SQL Server

Hi guys,

I have an Access Database with the same table structures as my SQL Server Database, except my Access Database has up to date data, while my SQL Server Database is empty.

What's the easiest way of extracting the data from Access into SQL Server?

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Jim HornSQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Couple of options:

(1)  In Access create linked tables of all your SQL Server tables, then just run append queries moving the data from local Access to linked-Access-to-SQL tables.
(2)  In SQL Server create a DTS package, source=Access DB, destination=SQL Db, transfer data task, fill out the dialog, then execute.

Hope this helps.

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1) Create a DTS Package
2) Link the tables into SQL Server and update the data with an update statement or append query.

Cyber-DrugsAuthor Commented:
Cheers guys!
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