Linking to MS SQL server from PostgreSQL

Can anyone tell me if these is a way to link to MS SQL server from PostgreSQL?  
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HLRosenbergerAsked:
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kenwagersCommented:
If you install the PostgreSQL ODBC driver, you should be able to access the database from Microsoft's SSIS or DTS depending on version.  Here's where the ODBC driver can be found:

http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/odbc/versions/

After installing the driver, you will configure the ODBC driver from the Windows Control Panel, Administrative options, Data Sources (ODBC) (assuming XP).

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HLRosenbergerAuthor Commented:
kenwagers:

I'm looking for a way to access a MS SQL Server database using PostgreSQL driver.  Isn't your solution the other way around?
kenwagersCommented:
You can use this solution to move data either way.  You can use PostgreSQL as the data source, or SQL Server as the data source.  The downside is that you will need to have SQL Server tools installed to to make the change.  

I'm not aware of a method inside PostgreSQL to connect directly to SQL Server.  Don't count me as a definitive source on that.
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HLRosenbergerAuthor Commented:
Is SSIS or DTS something I have to buy?  Does it come with Server 2005?
kenwagersCommented:
SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) comes with SQL Server 2005 and later.  DTS (Data Transformation Services) is similar, and was included with SQL Server 2000.

Both have wizard based interfaces that can walk you through the process without too much training.

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HLRosenbergerAuthor Commented:
Ok.  Thanks!
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