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Link SQL Servers or link SQL databases

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I am looking for info on the following .

Link Server to Server
Link 2 databases in the same Servers.
Link 2 databases each located in a separate Server.

Is it possible to link the way you link from an ACcess database to SQL Server?
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You can use linked servers for the server to server communication:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188279.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa213778%28v=sql.80%29.aspx

As far as database to database on the same server you simply have to full qualify the table names and include the database name.
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You could with server replication which allows granular selection of what databases, tables, stored procedures, etc. that you want to send to the secondary server.  Replication happens in real time.
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Thank you
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