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How I can insert XML database (including multiple tables) into SQL server  2005 using VB.NET 2.0

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Hi,
I have an XML file, including multiple tables and their records.
How can I insert the XML file into SQL server 2005 using VB.NET.
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do you want to insert the xml in a column or create the database from the xml file?
Muhammad KashifDevelopment Manager
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No, I want to Insert all the XML data into SQL server 2005 database.
The XML and SQL server database 2005 as same schema
Muhammad KashifDevelopment Manager
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There are many tables in XML file like HEALTH_ExaminationRec with their records
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you could load the xml in a a dataset like in the code below

this dataset contains all the tables and their data which you may manipulate further.
Dim l_strXMLfile as String = "C:\Test\Example.xml"
Dim l_dsMyDataSet As New DataSet
 
l_dsMyDataSet.ReadXml(l_strXMLfile)

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In the next example dsSQLDataSet is your SQLDataSet and daHEALTH_ExaminationRec is the DataAdapter for the specific table
Dim l_drRow as DataRow
For Each l_drRow in l_dsMyDataSet.Tables("HEALTH_ExaminationRec").Rows
     dsSQLDataSet.Tables("HEALTH_ExaminationRec").Add(l_drRow)
     daHEALTH_ExaminationRec.Update(dsSQLDataSet)
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