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Import a interbase database into sql server 2005

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I have a interbase database that stores our companies phone stats.  Is there an easy to import the data into my sql server db for reporting purposes? Ideally I'd like this to be automated maybe twice a day.

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you can probably create linked server of interbase DB and make a schedule script to copy data from it.
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Can you point me to an example please?
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I have done linked server for mySQL, Excel, Access etc but never did it for interbase but I am sure there must be ODBC driver for interbase also, you can have a look at the concept of linked server at:

http://www.sqlhub.com/2009/04/create-linked-server-with-excel-2007.html

http://www.sqlhub.com/2009/03/linked-server-in-sql-server-2005-from.html
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Thanks i'll have a read up on these.
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