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I have a system using Dbase database. I want to convert those dbase database into microsoft SQL 2008 regularly(schedulling itself once a day ). Can you please tell me simple steps which i don't need to buy third party software? I just want data in sql server so i can use them for reporting purpose. I want to use SSIS utility.
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Hi,

Without importing your data to SQL Server your can query them using SQL, there are two ways either to use a LinkedServer to you dBase or use OpenRowSet.

Here you will get a good step by step explaination.

http://blog.dbase.integralwebsolutions.co.za/2008/10/accessing-dbase-tables-with-ms-sql.html

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But I need to import data in sql for reporting service. there is other reason i need to have dbase data in sql table.
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try using ssis component " transfer database Task"
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can you explain in detail how it is done.. thanks
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