troubleshooting Question

Export tables with foreign keys

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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I've got a database with 61 tables that have varying foreign keys. I'm trying to export it from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2005 and keep running into problems because the export isn't smart enough to know what order the tables need to go in to not violate foreign keys. I've been trying to do a couple tables at a time, but don't know enough about things to know what order I should copy the tables in. What's the easiest way to figure out the order?
Steve Wales
Senior Database Administrator

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