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MySql: what's the most efficient way of adding large numbers of unique records

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Hi

I'm using classic asp and MySql.

I'm creating a survey and need to add up to 5,000 unique records at a time with a randomly generated user name and password amongst other things.

Currently I have a classic asp page that loops through and writes each individual record, which works fine for smaller quantities but drags it's heals with larger.

I'm sure there has to be a better way of doing this - can anyone point me in the right direction?

Many thanks

Grant
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you can try Bulk insert
 
and\or mysqldbimport utility
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/workbench/en/mysqldbimport.html

BTW: it is sql server  sub-forum not mysql
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